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Beer + Nuns

Drinking in a convent garden Hidden between the Gare de l’Est train station and the canal Saint Martin lies the old Les Récollets convent, now home to the Maison de l’Architecture, a centre for research, and the trendy Café a.   The inside … Continue reading

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Paris’ Planted Promenade

Walking the Green Belt A nice idea of something to do if you’ve got no money and the sky is blue… Get some fresh air. Look up. In 1969 the decision was made to stop using the Paris-Vincennes railway line, … Continue reading

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The Literary Scene in Paris – Post N°3

Unstrung Letters One of the newer kids on the literary block in Paris, Unstrung Letters is a great idea. Here’s their blurb from the Facebook page: “Unstrung Letters is an informal lecture series. It’s critical (some one presents an opinion, … Continue reading

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