English Bookshops in Paris

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 17th May 2024 For those of you who think that they are far away from their favourite reads, allow me to reassure you that you most certainly aren’t. I produce for you a library of bonnes adresses in the City of Light. 1st...

A paperholic’s day in Paris

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published the 16th May 2024 Calling all writers, stationery lovers, artists, crafters, bookworms, introverts, and nostalgics – this post is for you! Morning We begin the day correctly by getting a hot chocolate from Charles Chocolatier...

What to do in Paris in May 2024

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 15th May 2024 There is never a dull moment in the City of Light, to be sure. However, in order to simplify your decision as to how to formulate an itinerary from the abundant menu that Lutèce offers to you, open-armed, here...

A Candid commentary on Edmond

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 14th May 2024 Dearest reader, You may (or may not) have heard of Edmond, the play that has taken the Parisian theatre scene by storm, and since 2019 is also available on Netflix. Reader, it is a sublime Shakespeare in Love...

Most beautiful theatres in Paris

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 13th May 2024 My colleagues at HER may rue the day they ever let me, Isabella Sharipova-Williams, notorious drama-head, take charge of their blog. Our page, from now until the merry month of September, will likely...

Plainte, by Charles Cros

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 12th May 2024 Charles Cros, poor fool, but can we blame him?, lamented his falling for a beautiful parisienne: Vrai sauvage égaré dans la ville de pierre, À la clarté du gaz je végète et je meurs. Mais vous vous y plaisez, et...

Must-eat sweet treats in Paris

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 11th May 2024 Controversial opinion: Paris is a nightmare. Paris is a nightmare for lovers, a nightmare for artists, and a nightmare for sweet-teeth. There’s simply too much choice for where to go, what to paint, and what to...

How to travel in Paris like a local

by Isabella Sharipova-Williams, published 10th May 2024 Paris: The city of light. The city of traffic lights – often unheeded. You may choose to travel by road here, but let’s be honest – you’re probably reading this in order to find out how to use the metro. Or...