It has begun…

It seems like it was just yesterday that I was writing about the Christmas markets in Paris. Well here we are again. Two weeks ago the Champs Elysees market stalls opened for business. More markets will be opening up in the various arrondissements around Paris, all spreading the Christmas cheer. It’s seems a bit early…

The Buddy Bears in Paris

The United Buddy Bears are in Paris until November 18th. I saw them a few weeks back and enthusiastically went about photographing these colourful giant two metre bear sculptures. There are 140 of them – representing the countries recognised by the UN-  standing boldly, hand in hand as a sign of tolerance and peaceful coexistence.