Friday, December 12, 2008

Paris Grey Report

Terrie's Paris cafe bird,watercolor on Etsy, 5.5" x 7.5


Rain, rain, rain...

It's been non-stop rain here in New York for about 3 days...
It rained every single day I was in Paris - OK it drizzled, which is different than a New York downpour. I did not take an umbrella with me either.
I did wear a raincoat non-stop...
My dream house is this tiny grey guard house outside the Musee de Sevres...
The windows were again full of grey/gris this Fall....
Toute en gris...
A giant grey scarf...
Smile! I use my copious scarf to hide my camera not reveal it.
Karl Lagerfeld came out with this charcole grey perfume called KAPSULE in a square bottle...Hmmm
All food was grey before color printing came along...
Real grey-colored food. I still don't know what flavor macarons these are but does it matter? So that's the Grey report from Paris.
BON WEEK-END!

22 comments:

  1. I could also be very, very happy living in that little guard house ;)

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  2. You have got the UK rain we had it for 5 days but what come's next is cold cold cold, have 6 layers on now and l am inside,
    Jill xxx

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  3. I am having a thing with gray this season. Everything I have to wear has lots of gray in it or IS gray. seems to fit the weather. Good to see I am in with Paris. :))
    Have always loved the Rainy day painting you posted by C. I can never spell his name. :)
    Also ove the painting.

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  4. oops.. that is LOVE the painting. :)

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  5. Ooh, Order two of those little guard houses! S'il vous plait. ;-)

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  6. Anonymous4:54 PM

    Maybe those are Earl Grey macarons? That's the only thing I can think of...

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  7. Those grey macarons are interesting! It was not only grey but a deluge of torrential rain yesterday here. Today, I had to head to work, and thankfully it was clear and sunny out. Hope your weekend is the same. Have a macaron for me, toots. Lovely images! Even grey, Paris is magnifique.

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  8. sacre bleu--I meant to say I loved your bird!!

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  9. I love grey! The wonderful way they serve as a backdrop for a splash of dramatic color.

    BUT...I"m not feeling a grey mararon!
    LOL

    Victoria

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  10. Love your themes. You always photograph clothes I yearn for like those striped grey wristlets or whatever those semi mitten arm warmers are.
    aiko

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  11. dorry7:56 AM

    I luckily stumbled upon your blog recently. I love it. It brings back memories of my first and only trip to Paris in the summer of 2007. I decided that spring that I needed to go to Paris and went by myself I have never done that before. I stayed in St. Germain at the Hotel Luttetia. It was the best trip of my life. I relieve my visit with your beautiful paintings and descriptions.
    Thank you
    Dorry

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  12. Jeanette7:57 AM

    Check out the January issue of Martha Stewart Living -
    she's done an article on meringue and one of the recipes is for macarons (none are grey though..) - extrememly de-mystified.
    Jeanette

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  13. Nice bird... a good addition to your series of animals + macarons. None of them seems to know what to do with the pastry.
    They need some directions!

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  14. The crow doesn't know what to do with a macaroon? Oh, maybe it's a Rement mini macaroon and he's already tried?!
    Fun!

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  15. He's trying to decide if it's worth the calories, I think, at the holidays when everyone is pushing food on everyone else. Fabulous bird.

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  16. Laduree is just amazing!! I love everything "Laduree"style !

    Happy Weekend!

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  17. Grey food = not particularly appetizing.

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  18. Did my grey matter go AWOL?
    Or did Karl eat my comment?
    I am puzzled. Grey or Gray Anatomy,
    that is the question.

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  19. Grey in Paris always looks so chic. Here in the UK it just looks grey

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  20. you have the most beautiful blog, ive enjoyed every minute. my mini
    holiday to paris, please visit our blog...
    happy holiday
    kate

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  21. I, too LOVE the guard house - it's second only to a garden shed I spotted on a garden tour nearby. Do you think they'd notice if I moved in? Well, maybe not till spring.
    I've had my fill of gray - not one ray of sun all weekend :-(

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  22. Although my days here are a winter grey..and very blah..I love all the grey that you show today! Since allowing my own grey locks to show up I have been wearing grey everything!
    Perhaps another shopping trip to Paris is needed here!

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