Dec 29, 2012

A Continentalist in Paris: PastaPapa Restaurant (Champs-Elysees branch)

A cute mid-range Italian restaurant just off the Champs-Elysees' Rond-Point - ideal for a lunchtime carb-fest in central Paris.

Dec 28, 2012

A Continentalist in Paris: Jardin du Luxembourg / Place Saint-Sulpice

The park is lovely, and the renowned playground is a great venue if you're looking to entertain kids with pent-up energy in central Paris.

Dec 19, 2012

Favorites: "Welly Socks," Hunter

Rubber boots still have more utilitarian than aesthetic value to me - but combined with Hunter's Welly Socks they're a cozy fall / winter essential.

Dec 17, 2012

Dec 16, 2012

Continental Film Club: Ernest et Celestine (2012)

An adventurous but not-too-scary prequel to Gabrielle Vincent's classic Francophone kids' books about the friendship between a mouse and a bear.

Dec 10, 2012

Continental TV Club: Peep Show Season 8, Episode 3

Do the plot repetitions mean the show has run out of steam, or are they meant to underline that Mark and Jez can't escape their patterns of behavior? And if it's the latter, how can the show evolve?

Dec 8, 2012