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I’m taking the next few weeks off — when I’ll be wandering about Paris rather than dreaming about it — so I’ll leave you on the subject of Paris in October. It might not at first seem the ideal month in which to visit Paris, but for me it’s one of the most magical times […]

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Melbourne-based comedian, writer and actress Tegan Higginbotham doesn’t just have an inner Parisienne, she can look the perfect Parisian part, too — surely few women outside of the City of Light can wear a stripy top, red lip and tousled hairstyle as well as Tegan can. Her long-time obsession with all things Parisian led her […]

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A caryatid is a column craved in the draped form of a female (and occasional male). Popular in Ancient Greece, the most famous example from that time is the porch of the Erechtheion on the Athens Acropolis. Caryatids came to Paris during the French Renaissance, when everything classical became new again. The first Parisian caryatids, […]

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Having moved her life from Paris to Sydney several years ago, Clémentine Campardou now well appreciates the yearning much of the rest of the world has for the City of Light; while she has become very much a Sydneysider (if she’s not in her atelier Blule you’ll probably find her surfing the waves of Bondi […]

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