Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Paris in July

Paris in July
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Paris in July is a French themed blogging experience running from the 1st – 31st July this year.
The aim of the month is to celebrate our French experiences through actual visits, or through reading, watching, listening, observing, cooking and eating all things French!


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READ:

Romancing the Dark in the City of Light
by Ann Jacobus
-Travel, YA, France, Paris
Amazon | Goodreads | my review: DNF

Murder on the Left Bank
by Cara Black
-Mystery, France, Paris
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 4

PARIS SIGHTING:

Another Sun
by Timothy Williams
-Mystery, Caribbean
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 4

I am currently reading this and came across this...

Then later she made enquiries and wrote to the Ministry of Justice in Paris.
-chapter 4, page 13



WRITE:

Letter writing with French themed stationery.


WATCH:

The King Is Dancing (2000)
Le roi danse (original title)
Director/Writer: Gérard Corbiau
Writers: Ève de Castro, Andrée Corbiau, Didier Decoin
Based on book by: Philippe Beaussant
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Boris Terral, Tchéky Karyo
-Drama, History, Music, France, Versailles | imdb | my review | my rating: 5


VISIT:

Legion of Honor Museum
Exhibit: Paris 1913: "La Prose du Transsibérien" and
the Flowering of the Avant Garde

THE piece highlighted incorporates poetry and abstract painting.


EAT:


HA! found this insta baguette bakery vending machine at the Stonestown Mall ;-)
(photo by: Aberswyth)


TO DO:


Mini-puzzle: Claude Monet's The Beach at Trouville.

6 comments:

  1. Oh wow! Fun theme and looking forward to your reviews and projects for it.

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  2. This looks fun! I am actually staying in France for two days in July on my to Spain :)

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  3. A good variety of books about Paris and France. Love the stationary!

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  4. Oh books about Paris are on my list!!

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  5. I'm looking forward to your reviews!

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