Category Archives: street art

Looking up in the 13th

In parts of the southeastern section of Paris, small white plaster buildings give way to dozens of imposing apartment blocks jostled together. Monotonously repeating structures stretch along city blocks, mixed with buildings coated in lighter filigrees of steel, enormous murals,

Looking up in the 13th

In parts of the southeastern section of Paris, small white plaster buildings give way to dozens of imposing apartment blocks jostled together. Monotonously repeating structures stretch along city blocks, mixed with buildings coated in lighter filigrees of steel, enormous murals,

Groove

Seen on a side street off Rue Chabrol. Check out the fangs on the window sill.

Groove

Seen on a side street off Rue Chabrol. Check out the fangs on the window sill.

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Pantin - Paris street art

Get outta Paris, but just a bit

Oh the plans I’ve made to explore France outside of Paris. Cycle the Loire, visit Normandy, finally go to Giverny. But once I’m in the city, I never leave. Parents of a friend, who live in Provence and travel all

Pantin - Paris street art

Get outta Paris, but just a bit

Oh the plans I’ve made to explore France outside of Paris. Cycle the Loire, visit Normandy, finally go to Giverny. But once I’m in the city, I never leave. Parents of a friend, who live in Provence and travel all

flash-dance

Two dancing figures have happily stripped off their clothes on a quiet side street near Gare du Nord. This exuberant piece of art is probably inspired by Tous à Poil!  a best-selling children’s book featuring illustrations of everyone from teachers

flash-dance

Two dancing figures have happily stripped off their clothes on a quiet side street near Gare du Nord. This exuberant piece of art is probably inspired by Tous à Poil!  a best-selling children’s book featuring illustrations of everyone from teachers