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 There is a corner of our sitting room that is forever #bamalam @sleaford_mods poster designed by @gavincarroll and posted here for the delection of @mscarolinesimpson #memories #wheredotheyearsgo #design #poster #12bar #12barclub  Thanks to @mgalleryfrance for arranging this visit to @grandmuseeduparfum - fascinating! Although our tour was extensive and full of detail, I'm already longing to go back. Obviously a must for perfume enthusiasts but good for (well-behaved) kids too, as so inter-active. #paris #perfume #fragrance#fragrancelover #museum #museumofperfume #mustsee #mustseemuseum  I've been swimming today in the legendary Molitor pool: a certain way to feel super-Parisienne. With the news from England today, I wish I WAS Parisienne. #lido #swimmingpool #swimming #blue #brexitblues
 I only had one Polaroid of me and my Dad, but it was a great one, and I treasured it. Lost it when the River Fleet came through a wall and left the basement flat under 5 feet of water. The council came round - not to help, but to shout at residents for putting bags of ruined possessions in the street. Thinking today of my AMAZING and LOVELY papa, @moffa52 who, though only 16 years older than me, and not a blood-relative, is the best Dad anyone could wish for. And also thinking of those who have lost their dads, or their photos and tangible souvenirs of them. #staystrong #fathersday #love #memories  Shopping in Paris: le fin. My piece de resistance: my new tracksuit top. Fondly imagine that this will give me a nice Peter Tosh air of confidence as I ponce around pretending I was once in the legion. Gives me great comfort to remember that if Brexit does happen there is one sure fire route to French citizenship, although I do think I would look awful in a kepi (Colette wrote a good story about that) and of course, am a lover, not a fighter but having said all that: look at my amazing tracksuit top!!!! #waltinginmybigblackboots #walt #waltfashion #whollcomeawaltingwithme #frenchforiegnlegion #thelittlelegionaire #outremer #menswear #sportswear #lookatmyfuckofftop  Lunch at the #michelinstarred 1912 restaurant @curesmarinestrouville Note the plump and pretty seagull enjoying the remains of our oysters en terrace
 Summer staples - I never leave the house without sunglasses and sun protection. The @allergycertified @derma_official sun oil is an #allergyaward15 winner: it's here for modelling purposes only, but I'm planning to restock through @zeroallergy.shop The @clarinsuk sunoil was bought in haste @mltrparis pool, and is lovely! Thanks to @derma_official for turning me on to sun oil sprays! #summer #summerbeauty #summerstaples  Shopping in Paris part 2 continued... I'm not one for the contouring trend, but I do love drawing stripes on my face in the style of @lisalefteyelopes Benjy thinks this #camokit from #outremer will make me stripes and handsome like him #outremer #armysurplus #armysurplusstore #stripes #catstagram #instacat #gingertabby #camokitty  Le petit dejeuner des champions
 Finally getting round to unpacking following amazing Paris press trip exploring @mgalleryhotels Three of my favourite things here: @azzedinealaiaofficial document wallet, lovely EU health insurance card, and passport. Hope I get to use them LOTS before Brexit bites #brexitblues  Shopping in Paris part 2: pompier boots from army surplus store. I've wanted some of these for such a long time! Quick release zips for easy stripping; super-tough for hard kicking. So excited to find these were in my size. #walt #boots #walkinginmybigblackboots #waltinginmybigblackboots #armysurplusstore #armysurplus #menswear #outremer  Today was absolutely packed and hugely enjoyable. Like the shopping warrior I am I skipped the social nicety of changing for dinner in favour of hoofing it up the street to hit the closest #frenchpharmacy. Thank you to very helpful vendeuse who helped me collect this lot in mad 5 minute basket-dash. #dalewinton #bargainyourwaytobankruptcy #bargain #shopgirlsarethecoolest #shopping
 Fantastically enjoyable event at @fourlondon yesterday! Those cocktails by @sketchlondon were mmmm and the opportunities for filling up one's hair and face ... irresistible! #beauty #hair #cocktails  Shopping in @parisofficiell Part One: the essentials. One carton #gauloisesblondes naturellement; reading materials - thanks to lovely assistant in @gallerieslafayettefr who went to the stockroom to provide 'something for a 12 year old learning French who loves pugs'; shower gel and soap, chocolate and #languesdechat from @monoprix #allthemajorfoodgroups #bargainyourwaytobankruptcy #leshopping #packaging #paris  When you walk back to your room in a dignified fashion at the end of a fantastic evening and find not one but FOUR gorgeous candles waiting for you #seeingquadruple #fragrance #candles #bougie #bougiewonderland
 Huge thanks to @shirley_dmm and @fourlondon for a fantastic event today. Lips by @erikamariemua using @nyxcosmetics_uk and face by @jadeamywillismakeup using @nyxcosmetics_uk #gogreen #gogreen #beauty  This is the @amazon_uk box we re-fashioned into a cubicle around our ginger cat's open litter box. Got back from Paris to find he's made himself a glory hole! He's too tall to use a purpose built closed box, and too shy to enjoy being exposed whilst eliminating, but obviously felt his enclosure lacked a little sociable something... #catstagram #instacat #cottage  Re. my last post, here are the lovely barpeople of Hotel l'Echiquier and below are the ingredients of the Velvet, my new favourite drink ...