Monday, March 12, 2018

NY, NY

A very quick trip to NYC and a quick post...
To pick up my FRENCH watercolor paper I can NOT buy in France
Grrrrrrr
3 days spent cutting it up to fit in my carry-on bag
On Norwegian...great current movies btw
A last blast up to 57th street to see Bergdorf's terrific windows.
I miss you Bergdorf windows. I miss Nathan's
Its nice the guys in the Apple store speak English
But other than that I felt most of the time like an ant.
A lost ant in the canyons of. New York City
Heading home to Paris NOW. Hooray
Cheers Carolg and Bear

19 comments:

Taste of France said...

Not even on Amazon?

Jeanette, Mistress of Longears said...

What French watercolor paper do you use? I love the soft handoff it!

Geri said...

Nice post tho. Happy trails.

La Table De Nana said...

I am curious now too:) Quel papier?:) It must be great!!Liked following your stories during NYC days..that Iris..wowsers.

Joel said...

Lovely that you refer to Paris as "home" now....

Shirley said...

So, where can I buy this French watercolor paper in New York?

Jeanie said...

You have assimilated! A Parisian now. What kind of paper is so special that it merits an NYC visit in person?!

Parisbreakfast said...

You can't Shirley, maybe not anywhere.
Its very light weight. Arches refuses to sell itor something. I can figure it out.
I left a big packet of large sheets with a friend 5 years ago.i managed to squeak by just under 10 kilos in my carry-on bag.
And nobody stopped me at baggage customs either...
WHERE ARE YOU GOING WITH ALL THAT FRENCH WATERCOLOR PAPER MADAME?
No way
Arches stopped distribution in the US a while back.
C'est la vie

JJ said...

Home sweet home. Safe trip, Carol.
(I wish I were brave enough and cool enough to be Iris Apfel.)

Parisbreakfast said...

Merci dieu!
Don't we all wannabe her.
I once saw her on the street in NYC.
Tiny

sukicart said...

Safe travels and welcome home to Paris.

Anonymous said...

I love your post and each and every one of your NYC photos.
Total kudos for Mrs. Apfel, and also for all the USA ladies that make us proud around the world!

I remember a full moon evening last January, my sister and I walking around the heart of Paris. Then, all of a sudden, I saw a Kate Spade store, right there on Rue Saint-Honorรฉ. What a delight to see her beautiful store...and so full of customers!

Thank you so much, Ms. Carol!
Maria

Leslie in Oregon said...

It's too bad that there wasn't time to escape from the canyons to the tree-lined streets in Greenwich Village or to take a walk in the parks along the Hudson and East Rivers. I was able to completely avoid the canyons during my last two annual visits to NYC, and it was wonderful!

Kirrabelle said...

Travelling between Paris and New York doesn't seem too bad! Plus you had important painting supplies to transport back home. Thanks for sharing New York with us as well as Paris!!!

Maureen said...

Carol, you sound like a true ex-pat now! New York is no longer home. Paris is. How many years to feel that way? Good luck.

J. M. said...

Love Your blog.

g said...

a foot in two worlds!-GREAT PHOTOS!

PiscesCafe said...

Lanaquarelle?

Joyfulartist said...

Next time do an Atlantic crossing on a ship and have a nice vay-cay! 5 days to relax, read and paint, see movies and live shows, and take your motion sickness pills. Then take the train to Paris, you can take a bigger bag and not have to cut your paper so small. Just sayin'