Friday, 28 February 2014


"I am going to enjoy life in Paris I know. It is so human and there is something noble in the city...It is a real city, old and fine and life plays in it for everybody to see."

(Katherine Mansfield)

"To err is human. To loaf is Parisian."

(Victor Hugo)

Tuesday, 18 February 2014


"I don't know what London's coming to-the higher the buildings the lower the morals."

(Noel Coward)

"Twenty bridges from Tower to Kew-
Wanted to know what the river knew.
Twenty bridges or twenty two.
For they were young, and the Thames was old
And this is the tale that the river told."

(Rudyard Kipling)

Sunday, 9 February 2014


"Go Where we may, rest where we will'
Eternal London haunts us still."

(Thomas Moore)

"Paris is a women but London is an independent man puffing on his pipe in a pub."

(Jack Kerouac. Lonesome Traveller)