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Happy 100th Birthday, Robert Doisneau!

Like a lot of wistful, dreamy girls, I used to have Robert Doisneau’s “Kiss by the Hotel de Ville” hanging over my bed.

While it’s perhaps the photographer’s most famous picture, I’m glad I eventually dug deeper into his work and discovered the wealth of moments he captured.

Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary has always been one of my fascinations – and I think it was one of his, too.

“I like people for their weaknesses and faults. I get on well with ordinary people,” he once said.

Here’s a lovely montage of some of his amazing photos. I love the song, too – and was surprised it was sung by Carla Bruni! (Sarkosy’s wife).

Happy 100th birthday, Robert Doisneau. You made life look so beautiful (it is!)

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paris (im)perfect?

Sion Dayson is paris (im)perfect. Writer, dreamer, I moved to France on – no exaggerating – a romantic whim. As you can imagine, a lot can go wrong (and very right!) with such a (non)plan. These are the (im)perfect stories that result.

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