“I’m a Melbourne-based journalist, editor, photographer and blogger dreaming of la vie européenne. I love all things French except for the pigeons: film, food, literature, fashion, and I indulge in this passion as often as possible! Find me on my blog, Twitter, or Google+.”
How is it that Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine came to love Australia so? And how has our héritage français been so successfully hidden? Find out at the National Gallery of Victoria’s new exhibit this winter.
The moment the first stiletto touches the red carpet in Cannes, the flash bulbs, blogs and twitter sphere explode. Wading through a sea of couture, we emerge from the depths with the best dressed for 2012.
To capture Paris’ unique mélange of cultures, ethnicities, traditions and modes of expression is a difficult task. In a new anthology, the winners of the 2011 Paris Short Story Competition do just this. Each shines a spotlight on a different aspect of la vie parisienne.