Astier de Villatte, Paris

  This tiny shop on Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, retains a somewhat mysterious veneer, filled with the brand’s signature white tableware, it remains more or less untouched since it was

A Most Annoying Thing

Age ……. there are many things to recommend it. However, the most annoying thing I have found about ageing is my fading eyesight. It started drifting off about 15 years

Merci

  Found in the heart of the historic district of Haut-Marais is the wonderfully curated store Merci. The store brings together the best of the world of fashion, design and

Summer Shoes

  I love a sandshoe, yes I know they have many names now……. BUT ! I have several pairs in various stages of disintegration. So while in Paris I decided

Ananda Cottages – Gardens

  What makes Ananda Cottages special, in my view, are the gardens. The entire complex is built around fertile working rice paddies and lovely rural views.Paths meander through dense foliage