While I have many favorite flowers,  roses sit high on the top of that list.  There is a certain romance that comes with the elaborate folds and pleats of this fragrant flower that makes it utterly irresistable, especially in pink! I have been to Jardins des Plantes a number of times but never noticed this rather […]

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all those fasting in Paris and across the world – including my wonderful personal trainer Mourad – a very blessed Ramadan.  May all your prayers be answered, all your fasts be accepted and may this holiest of months bring you all the peace and love in the world. Ramadan […]

  February 9 2012:  thefakeparisienne was born March 29 2013: she had 50 followers Today: she has 100 followers Thank-you all humbly for your loyalty, your interest and your comments.  You make me feel like my Parisian adventures don’t fall on deaf ears.  It is thanks to every one of you that I continue to (manically) […]

I’m back from an incredible weekend in Switzerland!  The weather couldn’t have been any better.  Seriously perfect.  That July sun that hangs high in the sky tinting your skin a summer tan and the soft evening sun that lasts well into the night casting soft shadows and an ethereal luminescence over everything it touches.  Really breathtaking and […]

It feels like ages since I posted something and that’s because it has been a long time!  I go through periods where I am writing almost daily and others where I can’t find a moment to myself.  The last few weeks have felt like the latter with lots and lots of travelling in between.  In fact, […]

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