Paris

Top 10 most useful French words and phrases

Disclaimer: This is my opinion only - I take no responsibility if you try to get a visa or try to trade on the stock market using only these words and phrases. They're my ten most used bits of vocabulary though, and I really wish I'd known some of them (see #7) before I'd arrived!… Continue reading Top 10 most useful French words and phrases

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Paris

Top 5 tips for moving to Paris

Moving to Paris is crazy, fun, terrifying, exciting...you name it, I've felt it. Here are 5 things I wish I'd known before we left: 1. Getting an apartment is hard, but not impossible. Landlords often demand 2 months' rent as deposit, and require that your salary is 3x your rent, so you may have to… Continue reading Top 5 tips for moving to Paris

2017 Makes

My Makes of 2017: Sleeveless, collarless Archer shirt with Western yokes

It took about a fortnight of living in Paris before I finally unpacked my sewing machines - I hadn't sewn at all for almost a month by that time because of all the packing and moving, so I had plenty of things on my 'to sew' list. Since making a Kennedy Tartan Archer shirt last… Continue reading My Makes of 2017: Sleeveless, collarless Archer shirt with Western yokes