Nick had a surprise treat for his birthday in 2010: a trip to Paris and a meal at a fancy restaurant. Click HERE to see photos from past birthdays, or HERE to see photos of our last trip to Paris (and Italy and Madrid).
January Paris k
Sacre Couer is always on the itinerary
January Paris v
As is buying a crepe in Montmartre
January Paris e
The basilica from below
January Paris x
A street entertainer
January Paris d
Testing the new camera lens
January Paris y
A street spectator
January Paris t
The steps ascending Montmartre
January Paris j
Christmas tree still at Notre Dame
January Paris s
I love the art noveau metro signs
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We went to an installation called Personnes by Christian Boltanski at the Grand Palais
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No, Nick wasn't ill. We both took part in the artist's Archives du Coeur, in which heartbeats are collected and stored on a remote Japanese island.
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The staircase at the Grand Palais
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Doing our Evita impressions
January Paris l
Personnes featured a huge heap of clothing dropped by a crane.
January Paris h
Contemplating a Sampson moment
January Paris zjNick by the pillar
January Paris i
Contributing to the Archives du Coeur
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Does he eat croissants, too?
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A statue on the Grand Palais
January Paris zg
I will make macaroons one day.
January Paris zi
A huge promotional sign for the police
January Paris zh
One of Paris's many artworks
January Paris b
We went to the flea market early
January Paris c
There was still snow on the ground
January Paris p
Treasures in the flea market
January Paris m
On "our bench", where we said our vows in 2007
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At Notre Dame, with the Christmas tree in the background
January Paris a
On our first night there, this ice skater enjoyed showing off for us.
January Paris n
The view from the Ile St. Louis, our favourite spot in Paris
January Paris o
A carousel near the Hôtel de Ville
January Paris u
Nick in Montmartre
January Paris z
On Saturday night, we hit the town for a celebratory meal.
January Paris f
This T-Rex was crashing out of the adjacent museum window.
January Paris za
More Space Invader sightings.
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The amazing three-star restaurant, Lasserre, where we ate.
January Paris q
A boulangerie in Paris
January Paris r
We went to a secluded museum one afternoon.
January snow a
Also in January, we got loads of snow back home.
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Neil at the Burns Night party
January Burns b
Gordon on Burns Night
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Nick and Gordon
January Burns d
With Kath

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