My lovely daughter booked us a stay in Paris so on Wednesday morning Charlotte and I set off in the car.. She, unlike me, will drive in Paris with no fear and the fact that she is 7 months pregnant and the size of a small country does not faze her. We checked into the hotel (above) with it's amazing facade and
then set off to explore. We stayed in the Oberkampf district which is full of unusual shops with the usual jaw dropping window displays.
This taxidermist stopped us in our tracks.
We wandered into the Marais for a delicious lunch and spotted this chandlier made from paper coffee cups - inspirational. It lit up as well.
Next morning we took the car to Bastille where there was a huge market and we stocked up on fresh fruit, vegetables and
meat. The French could teach us Brits a thing or two about markets.
After our drive back home we had this to look forward to. Viva la France!
This weekend we are hitting the brocantes.