LIFE

Forget your camera

I have been living just a few meters uphill from Le Moulin de la Galette, on Rue Lepic, in Montmartre for more than ten wonderful years. My atelier has large ‘vitrines’ on the street level […]

Issue 15

What is it about Paris?

It’s the booksellers along the river. It’s the young women dressing themselves in vitality, the most authentic make up. It’s the dogs sitting next to their masters in the cafés. It’s the two-year-old children with […]

Issue 13

THE GENIUS OF THE POOR

This spring brings an inspiring breath of fresh air to Paris with the visit of Gawad Kalinga’s founder Tony Meloto. Lovingly known as Tito Tony (Uncle Tony) by the community he serves, Mr. Meloto formed […]

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Issue 11

LIVING ON FRENCH TIME

I think it is fair to say that the French have a fairly ambivalent attitude towards time. Anyone who has held an office job here will know that a meeting scheduled for 9am rarely starts […]