Weekend Links: Week 14

I’ve been looking forward to the weekend all week for several reasons, one of the main reasons being the weather is so lovely. All I want to do is sit outside and do absolutely nothing. It’s cooled off a little (and there’s a chance of snow on Tuesday) but there’s still plenty of sun. I hope you enjoy Weekend Links Week 14 – some of my favorites include how to access the Louvre’s entire collection online for free, an article on beautiful tissue books that started as a pandemic creation, the story of French monks selling more than two tons of “lockdown cheese” in 24 hours, and the prettiest towns in Provence to name a few.

Despite Decline, Nearly 3,000 Still Sleeping Rough on the Streets of Paris

French Retailer Celebrates the Strength of a Brotherly Bond in New Spot

France’s Lockdown Vice? Cheese. Is this a lockdown vice or just life in France?

Not Heading To Paris This Summer? The Louvre Has Digitized 482,000 Artworks

Paris Disneyland to Turn into Covid ‘Vaccinodrome’

COVID Curbs Having Less Impact at Keeping Parisians at Home: Data

Paris Sets new March Record as Summer-like Warmth Grips Europe

Lady Gaga & Dom Pérignon to Launch Limited Edition Bottles

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Desirable du Jour: Tissue Books. These are so cool!

The Next Time You Admire a Picasso, Thank a Lesbian

Musée d’Orsay to Change Name in Honor of Former French President. I think I’ll probably still call it Musée d’Orsay…

How to Buy a House in France

Cannes Sets Dates for Pre-Festival Online Market

Marie-Christine Willcox, 83: Breton Maker of Shell Dolls Sold in Paris

The Bourgogne Wine Board Reminds Us to Stop Calling It ‘Burgundy’

French Open Could be Cancelled Due to National Covid-19 Restrictions, Warns Organiser

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I’m Forever in Debt to Paris: Finding Peace at Brasserie Lipp. An excerpt from the new À Table in Paris book. A great read for anyone who loves Brasserie Lipp or Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Peak of French COVID-19 Wave Could be within Ten Days: Veran

Vue sur Jardin. A beautiful Paris apartment tour.

Provence Glory: Assouline’s Beguiling, Visual Celebration of the French Region. Assouline is really on their game – along with Paris Chic I think Provence Glory will be another absolute must-have book for Francophiles.

Makeup Artist Violette Is Democratizing “French Girl” Beauty With Her Debut Product Line

French Residents Required to Stay Within 6 Miles of Home in New Lockdown Measures

Paris Art Gallery Searches for its Madame Pompidou

France Fire: Young Heroes Climb Building to Save Family in Nantes

musée du louvre galeries des antiques

Parisian Woman with Turkish Veil on Rue de la Paix, 1914: A Short Story Challenge

The 10 Loveliest Cities with Beaches in Europe

‘Opération Fromage’: French Monks Manage To Sell More than Two Tons of Lockdown Cheese in 24 Hours

See How the Coolest Parisians Really Live. Definitely cooler than how I’m living but major inspiration!

Flower Power And Psychedelic Prints: See The New ‘60s Inspired Collection By Parisian Fashion Label, Mirae

Kate Middleton Just Recycled a Top by this Cult Parisian Label

Novel-Turned-Film French Exit Travels All the Way to Paris on its Quirky Charm. This is the best review I’ve seen so far but I’m still definitely going to watch it.

The Italian Wine Movement Taking On French Rosé

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Lesley Manville & Isabelle Huppert Team Up For a Film About Dior Obsession. I’m very excited about this film!

Artist Chris Schanck Crafts a Modern Take on a Lavish Parisian Relic

In ‘À Table,’ Stylish French Recipes for a Return to Entertaining. Get À Table here.

Insiders Say These Are The French Wines To Drink Before You Die

The Prettiest Towns in Provence

Photos of Chateau de Villette. It’s a stunner.

Paris–Brest (Pâte à Choux With Praline Crème Mousseline) Recipe

Notre Dame’s Rector: “15 or 20 Years” Needed for Restoration

I hope you enjoyed week 14 of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles about France were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous et à toutes!

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