Ecole Gaulier: Trials, Tribulations & Travesty

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Ecole Gaulier is an institution in so many senses of the word. I spent a Parisian spring attending the ‘characters’ module and exploring this style of schooling. I would like to share my impressions with you, with the caveat that my time at the school was brief, and my experience quite personal. I could wax lyrical about the unconventional teaching …

Au Chat Noir Paris 2015

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First of all, I’d like to enlighten you with a short explanation as to why the Chat Noir is a super cool place. You may recognise the iconic art nouveau graphic depicting a swirly cat – this is the gorgeous promotional image for the establishment. Its namesake (*now sadly long departed) was a fabulous hub for 19th century Parisian bohemia, …