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'The more things change......

{musee d'orsay, Paris}

I just love this old French proverb.......

''Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose''

''The more things change, the more they stay the same''

I think that this sums up France perfectly!

A demain mes amis,

L x


  1. Leeann I'm laughing fit to kill myself!! That is definitely quintessential France ;-) Love the Musée d'Orsay - sometimes I do miss Paris...

  2. Thank you for including this photo. I have only had the opportunity to go to Paris once, but I did visit a handful of museums and while the Lourve was grand and magnificent, the Musee d'Orsay was my favorite and I remember taking a photo of this clock. Memories,memories. Thanks for the reminder. Have a great day.

  3. Oh I love your blog... it makes me want to go to Paris! Can't wait to browse your archives.

  4. Well everything sounds better in french! That clock is beyond amazing!

  5. Just a quick nto to say Bonjour... I pop over chez vous from time to time get my dose of all things French and simply adore your site! A visit to your blog always brings a smile to my face.

  6. A wonderful quote and an even more wonderful clock ! XXXX

  7. Love the clock; reminding me that this Sunday ( Sat night ) is spring forward!!
    Hope the spring is a good one! Always hard to adjust to losing an hour!

  8. Hi Leeann, so so true i will have to show this quote to my girls, the younger one will really relate to it, Aussie Manda x

  9. Sounds so much better in French, n'est pas? Trish

  10. Images like this make me feel like I am homesick for France and yet I've never even been there. ~Lili

  11. I could not agree more! What an inspirational quote! It sound much prettier in French..~lulu

  12. Oh too true! What an elaborate clock, it's beautiful.
    xxx DJ

  13. A great French expression, Leeann.

  14. Love that saying,always have! Hope you are keeping well,all the best!


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