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Tatts Out Paris

It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for…  The “Mondial de Tatouage” (World Tattoo Convention) is back after 13 years of retirement, and is taking place over three days at the excellent 104 arts space in Paris’ 19th arrondissement. From … Continue reading

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The Little Theatre of Happiness

Drama on the Stairs   This may be the smallest theatre you’ve ever been to. And most probably the cutest.   Au petit théâtre du Bonheur sits on a staircase leading up towards the Sacre Coeur in Paris’ 18th … Continue reading

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A Sh*tty Saturday

The underground scene in Paris. Want to know what the *best* thing to do on a hot Saturday afternoon in Paris? Take a trip down the sewers, that’s what. And that’s exactly what I found myself doing the other weekend… … Continue reading

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Tasting the Radio

Someone’s listening… Close your eyes and picture this: There is a small concert hall.There are around 100 people.They are sitting on beanbags, spilling over the stage, sitting on the steps, lying behind the bar, lying on the bar…the room is bursting … Continue reading

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No ordinary Book Club

The Book Club in Paris Thanks to Rachel_H @ Flickr creative commons Like the idea of sitting over a cup of tea calmly discussing the latest chic-lit must-read with a group of close friends? Well, this might not be the book club … Continue reading

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Breaking and entering the deep end

A secret swimming pool in Paris I may or may not, for legal reasons, have gone secret swimming on the roof of a private residence in Paris.Did you say swimming? Yes, a swimming pool, complete with shallow end, changing rooms, and … Continue reading

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Peaks like a callo Sianpar

My phone beeps. A text! “Cc emilie ! sa v? je ne c po si tu es tjr ala recherche d’un apart? G une amie ki est en coloc et ki sen va si ca te di ? moi sa va je … Continue reading

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