Saturday, July 14, 2012

Merci Lost in Cheeseland

 When Lindsey Tramuta of Lost in Cheeseland asked for a portrait photo to go with her Franco file interview on Parisbreakfast she did not want a picture of my feet.

 Wet or dry. And who can blame her?
Fortunately Carla Coulson will do a proper Paris portrait in a week but till then...

 Still you can't go wrong wearing red shoes in Paris.

 It's a classic. Especially worn with black tights.

 Another summer classic - framboise and fraise desserts adorning the patisserie vitrines.

 As an homage to Paris reds I bought a single red strawberry on a black ribbon from La Fille du Consul.

 And ate a framboise ice cream cone.
Essential really...

I've yet to taste Jean-Paul Hevin's chocolat-framboise little cakes but it's on the must list. Do stop by and see what Lindsey has to say about Parisbreakfasts.
Big Merci Lost in Cheeseland!


Merisi said...

I love your interview with Lindsey of Cheeseland! :-)
Can't wait to see a proper Paris portrait of yourself.

Your polka-dot red ballerinas are great, I have said so before. I am getting a little worried, though, that my youngest will see them and want them! She's a ballerina kind of girl.

Framboise and chocolate are a divine combination, a match made in heaven! I recently had a framboise sour cream gelato, that was also very good.

Are you enjoying the summer evenings in Paris? Here, everybody and their brother are out and about when dusk falls, into late evening.

Karen@PasGrand-Chose said...

Your dotty ballerines are divine - I hope they're surviving the rain? How lucky to be getting your portrait done! - like Merisi I can't wait to see it.

Paris in Four Months said...

Hi there! I've been following your blog for quite some time now and I used it as inspiration for me when I decided to take the plunge and move to Paris. Thank you for all the inspiration :) I love your sweet stories, observations and tips! I really enjoyed your interview with Lindsey. Thank you for a great blog :) Best, Carin

Jojo said...

Love the dotted red shoes and thoroughly enjoyed the Lost in Cheeseland interview. Carol, I'm a wee bit excited to be invited to the consulat's Bastille Day reception today. I'm not planning to take photos but will be capturing some good memories.

La Table De Nana said...

Love your ballerinas:)I must do things backwards as now I am going to see the interview:)

Frances said...

Carol, I loved the interview, and left a comment (encountering a little trouble with the French comment technicals....)

I do love the strawberry necklace!


Parisbreakfasts said...

Love the late nights full of light here
10PM and you still don't need to turn on the lights!
The weather has changed and is brilliant.
very happy as long as it doesn't go New York heat on me.
Thanks cg

Parisbreakfasts said...

I would be excited to attent just about anything related to the consulat too!

Those are little sequins not dots.

Parisbreakfasts said...

Thanks Frances..
My one strawberry (not chocolate-dipped) feels very summery indeed
merci carolg

Bill said...

I've always loved red, but this morning, the most appealing pictures are the ones with strawberries to eat! Your last watercolor with the raspberry on top of the chocolate is making me drool. Woops. That's probably not polite to say. Well, I'm off to find some strawberry jam.

Nikon said...

The reds are outstanding! Maybe it is the contrast of the reds to the gray look to the weather? Whatever, the shoes, strawberries, pastries all have an extra pop today!
(My favorites are the red ballerinas on the women as they stroll and shop - Paris for girl watchers.)

Michelle said...

I do have 5 pairs of red shoes. I think red makes women more beautiful!

C.K. Dexter Haven said...

re: The Red Shoes

I'm happy to know this. My wife recently bought a pair of shiny red flats, and our trip to Paris is a mere three weeks away.

Sketchbook Wandering said...

I loved the interview & your watercolors that went with it. Red is such an exciting color, as is your life! The giant cone with the café behind it is adorable...I recently watched the film The Red Shoes, the one from which you see a clip in Le Divorce...

Parisbreakfasts said...

Thanks for stopping by CK Dexter!
How else would I have found yr terrific cinema blog
merci carolg

Unknown said...

Thanks for participating, Carol!! Great to have you in the series.

Erica said...

Love the red shoes and seeing you on Lost in Cheeseland!! A bientot - Erica

PS: Carla is amazing and you are going to love your portrait. Hope to see it!