Picasso

Is life a dream?

I had a strange dream today. I felt like I was Alice in Wonderland. Everything was deformed, reversed – totally surreal. It took me a while before I got back to reality after I woke up from my dream. I carefully watched every object around me waiting...
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Carnival of Paris

When February arrives you are definitely fed up with winter. You check how much longer each day is and wonder whether the snow that has just fallen will be the last this wintertime. This is why Carnival is celebrated so wildly and noisily. The carnival...
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Vintage New Years Eve

Finish a good year with a good party, so you can start the New Year in an excellent mood! Spend January 1st eating your favorite food and making plans for the whole New Year. This one will be a special one! New years eve is a time for celebrating and...
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Why do artists like the color blue?

It’s the last week of November. You can feel the mood of Christmas on the streets of Paris. You can smell winter in the air even though no snowflakes have fallen yet. Decorated trees are showing up in the shop windows, colorful lights have been hung...
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Eat like Picasso, drink like Hemingway

Sometimes I wonder what was on those famous artists’ menus back in the day. Were they gourmands? or was food the last thing on their minds? I decided to find out for myself what was on their plates during the last century. Pablo Picasso, one of the...
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Happy Birthday Picasso!

For the past few days I have been wondering how to celebrate Picasso’s birthday. It’s not that I celebrate it every year – October 25 is not even marked in my agenda. However, this one is very special and Paris has been preparing to celebrate...
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