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Friday pics – the sun!

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Tried to be subtle, taking this picture of scores of Japanese tourists, almost all on their phones, lined up at Galeries Lafayette to buy Chanel bags, which cost hundreds if not thousands of euros. Incomprehensible.

The opera. People singing on the square and those sitting on the steps applauding. What a building.

The Jardin du Palais Royale. Heaven for people, magnolia trees and little dogs.


 Sideways for some reason – the Louvre. Bruce – Poussin coming up. Mmm.

Le Pont des Arts, which they’ve had to block off with wood and billboards because of all the locks.

But the ones on the side remain.

Le Pont Neuf. New. As new as things get in this town.

Luxembourg Gardens – magnificent plane trees and the Fontaine Medici.

A lady in Luxembourg.

Spring. It must be.

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