Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Nouvelle Vague”. Atmospheric Thriller set in Paris. Jeanne Moreau starred in 24 yr old director Louis Malle’s “Lift to the Scaffold”, “Ascenseur pour l’Echafaud. 1958. Prix Louis Delluc.

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“Nouvelle Vague” before the concept existed.  Set in gritty post war Paris, in black & white.                        Jeanne Moreau in a scene from “Ascenseur pour l’Echafaud, “Lift to the Scaffold”. 1958 film directed by 24 year old Louis Malle, a richly atmospheric thriller unfolding over a restless Parisian night. Starring beautiful Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet , also with Lino Ventura & Charles Denner.. A now legendary music score by Miles Davis.Winner of the prestigious Prix Louis Delluc.  Shown at the Institut Francais Cine Lumiere, during their Sunday vintage film programmes.

Witty French Film “Cycling with Moliere”or in France “Alceste a Bicylette”


Alceste a Bicyclette, or “Cycling with Moliere”. A witty French film recently released in France where very popular. Starring Fabrice Luchini & Lambert Wilson Maya Sansa Camille Japy. Director Philippe le Guay. Shown at the Institut Francais “Cine Lumiere”, in French with english subtitles.Filmed  on Il de Re a gorgeous part of west France, on the ocean, an island linked to the mainland by an amazing new bridge. Empty sand dunes and stormy seas……

Venice. Palazzo Grassi.Rudolf Stingel. 7/04–3/12 2013.


Venice Palazzo Grassi.                Exhibition 7/04—31/12/2013.        Untitled 2009 by Rudolf Stingel.      photo Andy Keate. Courtesy of the Artist,Thanks to  Galerie Sadie Coles Mayfair,London.

Portobello Road Market.Graham Walpole Gallery. london


Well known Antiques dealer Graham Walpole shows part of his collection of ship paintings & boxes in the back Gallery at Atlans, Portobello Road Market. Open every day. Large selection of paintings on website

London Portobello Road Market.


Portobello Road Market star stall, Lyn, searched out by  savvy fashion Designers.  Lyn’s unique contacts across Europe enable her to find treasure troves of gorgeous vintage ribbons & buttons. Stalled outside Silver Fox Portobello road on saturdays, & under the Bridge on fridays. Bridget & her husband’s Basement Cafe, at the Silver Fox,  looks after us with tasty snacks, & ginger/pomegranate /orange juices.



Portobello Road. London Antique Market.


Portobello Road Star. Lyn’s stall outside the Silver Fox. Lyn trawls Europe to find hoards of Vintage buttons & ribbons. Great favourite with the Fashion Designers. Portobello Market is open Saturdays, & under the Bridge on Fridays too.

PARIS APT 4 SALE IDEAL FOR LAW FIRM.120sq metres. Haussmannien.Calm,3rd flr.Lift. overlooks 2 tree filled courtyards.Original parquet floors. Needs renovation. 10 minutes walk from Opera.

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IDEAL FOR LAW FIRM.                Apt Paris for sale 120sq.m.              Needs total renovation. Very central, close to where the future Judicial City “Batignolles” is being installed. Rare Haussmannien Building. Original wood parquet floors. Double lounge. 3rd Floor. Situated on 2 quiet courtyards with trees. 8th Arrondissement. Quartier de l’Europe. Several schools.10 minutes walk from Parc Monceau. 15 minutes walk from the Paris Bourse.            Nr 7 bus lines –  30,54,68,74,80,81,95,                         & 3 Metro lines.







Paris 8e Apt a vendre CITE JUDICIAIRE BATIGNOLLES PROCHE. PROFESSION LIBERALE IDEALE.Calme et clair.Rare Haussmannien. 120m.2. 3eme et.Ascenseur.Double séjour.Parquet original. Besoin de renovation. Quartier de l’Europe. Plusieures ecoles. 3 lignes de metro.7 lignes de bus.30.54.68,74.80.81,95

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IDEAL PROFESSION LIBERALE. proximité FUTURE  CITE JUDICIAIRE BATIGNOLLES.   Paris 8eme Apt a vendre                120 mètres carres.  Quartier de l’Europe. Apt  Haussmannien Rarissime.  Très calme. Double séjour.  3eme étage, ascenseur, sur 2 cours.    Très clair. Parquet original.  Besoin de rénovation totale. A proximité de la nouvelle Cite Judiciaire “Batignolles” future.                            7 lignes de bus. 30,54,68,74,80,81,95.                         3 lignes de Métro.                               A 10 minutes a pied du Parc Monceau.15 minutes a pied du Quartier de la Bourse.          Plusieurs écoles a proximité.






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