Friday, January 9, 2009

deux mots en français




when i popped in on p, from what possessed me, her post today reminded me so much of my one time in paris. though i hope to be in paris again, the few days i spent there one spring were really kinda sweet. funny how we can do something and look back on it and wonder how. i had 2 words of french in my repertoire... no kidding... those words were bon jour & merci. though i must admit these two words can go a really long way.

while there i managed to sign myself up for a bikram yoga course in french. i went everyday and sweated it out in that hot room in paris. comment on dit 'toes' en français... i remember many lovely things about that visit... and i remember that hot yoga class, incredibly delicious food, the intense emotion that captured me upon entering the musée d'orsay, and taking my seat in the cinema to watch the film 'coffee and cigarettes' with parisians and expats in a cinema in the left bank...

6 comments:

P said...

You are a brave girl! I think I would be scared to sign up a for a yoga class in a foreign language. In fact, I think I'm too scared to sign up for a yoga class in New York. Yoga people in NY are INTENSE.

Susu said...

I'd say, dear Audrey, come back anytime you want. Paris is here for you, and she still has a lot of magic to her. And may I add, that rambling through the city wonders with a good friend is even more gratifying.

Julianne said...

Sounds like a wonderful time. I hope to go one day. May I call you Audrey here, and on my blog? It's more personal than L'Air. I tried yoga and I thought it was difficult. I can't imagine a Bikram yoga class. Take care.

My Castle in Spain said...

like they say....we'll still have Paris
:-)

you make me feel nostalgic but in a very nice way...
it's when you mention a cinema on the left bank..si parisien ! i really miss all these "petits cinémas d'art et d'essai".

i love this Jarmusch movie. so fresh!

Wesbri said...

Nice blog. We share our love for Paris.
Wesbri

Here, There, Elsewhere... and more said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful time...
I have an on-going "histoire d'amour" with Paris too - I still ADORE the place, 37 years on from my first solo(never the same as when you're a kid with your parents!) visit...
Bonne journée et à bientôt..:)