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10h10: Co-working, cake and canapés

  The co-working café craze doesn’t look like it’s running out of steam. I was invited to check out a relatively new one in the Sentier district, “10h10“. Two doors down from one of my first jobs in Paris, as … Continue reading

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La Ressourcerie – Rubbish, but not really.

A whole load of junk has just arrived in the trendy Sentier arrondissement.  La Ressourcerie is a ‘recovery centre’, where you can not only recycle your bottles and boxes, but also old clothes, furniture, unwanted Christmas presents etc. And, right … Continue reading

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Eat for Free in Paris

Free Food in Paris. No catch* The title pretty much says it all. There are a few bars in Paris where you can get get free food after ordering a drink. And no, before you say it, the drinks are … Continue reading

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The Literary Scene in Paris, Post N°4

Double Change: Poetry readings in Paris. Eyes Right! Ears Open! Sir Yes Sir. We’re here to explore another of the Anglo literary pockets that’s buzzing in Paris right now. It’s a bilingual American-French set-up, and it’s been going since 2000. … Continue reading

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Secret Passages of Paris

So you heard about the catacombes underneath Paris, but subterranean strolls just weren’t your thing. It was dark….and dirty. Then, in an effort to discover off-the-beaten tracks in Montmartre, you found each charming alleyway packed with more paparazzi than the … Continue reading

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