Sous les toits

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Sous les toits
Paris - the good, the bad and the je ne sais quoi Stick with me for Paris tips, general musings and occasional angry rants.
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  • The Parisians' Guide to Cafés, Bars and Restaurants 9 years ago Some of you may have noticed the rather prolonged absence of any new posts on souslestoits. Those who know the ways of the French may well have just assumed I was on a 6-month-long congé. Alas this is not the case. The truth is I have left my beloved Paris for pastures new in London. […]
  • How to be Parisienne - a basic guide 9 years ago Ladies, are you new to Paris and desperate to acquire that je ne sais quoi that will make you instantly fit in as a true Parisienne, and have hordes of gorgeous Parisian men falling at your feet? Quoi? You’ve done your research and you hear there’s an excellent how-to guide called “La...
  • The Truth About Gallic Gals 9 years ago French women are surrounded by myth. They’re supposed to be the sexiest, the chic-est, the most feminine, the best mothers. The list goes on and isn’t helped by recent books like “French women don’t get fat” and “French children don’t throw food.” Sickeningly smug titles that can...
  • Paris party-ers to elect new Nightlife Mayor 10 years ago Parisians to the polling station! This Saturday night will see the City of Lights hold it’s very first election for Nightlife Mayor! Finally Paris will have someone to represent the night-owls and maybe even revive Paris nightlife to its former glory. I can’t be the only one who finds the...
  • Le British Craze 10 years ago Having lived in France for five years, the number of times I’ve heard my home cuisine insulted by a French person is too many to count. It seems to be wired into their DNA: French food is the best in the world (“mais bien sur!”) and British fare isn’t fit for an animal to eat. […] Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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23:31 PM October 16, 2012

Great fun reading your blog. Looking forward to the next episode.

23:37 PM October 16, 2012

Lots of interesting and humorous insights into life in Paris for an Anglo, warts and all. Hope we get lots more!

20:12 PM November 04, 2012

Useful, interesting and often funny ! I want to read more about the parisian life thru the eyes of the nicest sarcastic English girl

12:07 PM November 22, 2012

Always entertaining and right on the nail when it comes to cultural differences and expectations from both sides. Definitely deserves an award!

12:52 PM November 22, 2012

lovely to re-discover Paris throught Naomi's blog!

Rachael Lyons
13:03 PM November 22, 2012

Food, fun and fabulous! It's the perfect perfect spot to find out about Parisian life through the eyes of someone who's in the know!

13:51 PM November 22, 2012

I love getting the updates of Naomi's take on Parisienne life. She writes with a lovely light touch which makes her blog great fun to read and comment on.

14:03 PM November 22, 2012

Some very useful insights on how to navigate through the world of Parisian culture. The essential Gare du Nord survival guide was a particular highlight!

14:52 PM November 22, 2012

Very interesting and full of insights. I didn't know about the Nuit Blanche and, as a fellow Brit, it makes me want to experience the 'real' Paris as opposed to the tourist one.

21:59 PM November 22, 2012

I really look forward to reading Naomi's blog entries, her witty insights in to Parisian life make me chuckle. Her writing style is brilliantly deadpan. But for me the best entries are all about food, dedicating an entry to the perfect Chevre is a winner in my book!

11:29 AM November 23, 2012

As ever perceptive Naomi - so how about some hotel recommendations for the new year - where we can bring Americans from the Mid- West! A bientot. Judi

18:25 PM November 23, 2012

I always enjoy reading Naomi's blogs. The mixture of useful information, genuine insights and exasperated sarcasm makes it my favourite blog. Definitely worthy of an award!

21:48 PM November 23, 2012

Very nice blog. I recommend that you read the funny article about the metro, I loved it !

12:27 PM November 24, 2012

I always look forward to reading this blog. One of my weekly treats.

17:10 PM November 24, 2012

Really good blog, lots of fun to read. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to get a proper insight into what living in Paris is all about.

17:50 PM November 25, 2012

Can't wait for the next instalment!

18:15 PM November 25, 2012

Each time i read this i'm laughing out loud! I'm a real parisian, and i have to admit that a lot of things she says about parisian culture are actually really accurate! Definitely an award winner this one!

20:03 PM November 25, 2012

Great source of Parisian savoir-faire! Love the restaurant reviews and suggestions.

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