Paris in July

Paris in July 2019

A bookish way of life, a Little bit of British, A Strong Belief in Wicker, Becky's Book Reviews, Bellezza, Book around the corner, Books as Food, Brona's Books, Carol bARTz, Still life with cracker crumbs, Fanda ClasicLit, Junk Boat Travels, Kwarkito, Mae's Food Blog, Ripple Effects, The Content Reader, The Marmelade Gypsy, The Reading Life, wb32 Reads

Host Posts
Let's Go 2019
Sign up Post
Paris in July 2019 Button Ideas
Plans for Paris in July - week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Paris in July 2019 - final wrap up

Paris in July 2018

The final Post - to recap
The launch Post - to recall
Week five sign up post

Paris in July 2017

Paris In July 2016 

This year I hosted this event on a shoe strong - but we all had fun anyway.

Participants included: A Bookish Way of LifeA Readers FootprintsA Strong Belief in WickerAn Accidental BlogAnnabookbelBecky's Book ReviewsBeyond Eden RockBrona's BooksBut you are in Frence MadameChcolate and CroissantsDolce BellezzaEdith's MiscellanyMae's Food BlogOur French LifeReaderBuzzSnow Feathers, The Book Trunk Blog, The Content ReaderThe Emerald City Book ReviewThe French Village DiariesThe Reading LifeBooks as FoodFaith Hope and Cherry Tea,

Paris in July 2016 Posts

Paris in July 2015

Participants included - a strong belief in wicker, a wondering life, a bookish way of life, an accidental blog,  books and chocolatebooks as foodbrona's bookschocolates and croissantsdolce bellezza, faith hope and cherryteafleur in her worldguiltless readinghyacinths for the soullakeside musingMae's food blogmonica's bookish lifemy carved wordsmy cozy book nook, normandy life, reader buzzripple effectssnow feathers, the book trunkthe content readerthe eclectic readerthe genteel arsenalthe marmelade gypsy, the novel worldthe reading lifewords and write

Links to posts 
Welcome post
Button Competition
Visiting Paris with PinJ#6
Week 1 summary
Week 2 wrap up
Quatorze Julliet
Second Summary of posts
Week 3 links 
Week 3 wrap up
Final Week - links
Paris in July Wrap up 2015
Why I do Paris in July  

Paris in July 2014 

Hosted by myself and Karen
Links the key posts
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5

Summary Post

Paris in July 2013 (the fourth one)

Here's an idea of what happened in 2013 with over 40 Participants.
2013 Participant list


The Cleaner of ChartersAlfred Jarry, a playThe husband who said mass - by the Marquis de Sade (1791)- !Solange by DumasBoot polishing virgin by Emile ZolaA year in the MerdeTour de France- the good, bad and just plain weirdProvence cure for the broken heartedThe French for LoveThe Ladies Paradise by ZolaThe Paris WinterThe Tour de France Pop up Book , Paris by Edward Rutherfurd, L'elegance du herrison - Murial Barbary (Portuguese post), The war, the frenchle Road TripThe Blue Room - translated from French, The EnchantmentMission to ParisMrs Harris goes to ParisThe Chatelet ApprenticeSlaying the Badger - about the Tour de France, Paris in ColorThe Sweet Life of Paris Paris by Edward Rutherfurd, Letters from Sky (WWII)Footprints in ParisParis in LoveCross and the DragonA Movable FeastScarlet PimpernelThe Paris we Love * , Les Enfants TerriblesParis to the past Short stories of Guy du MaupassantA town like parisa collection of book reviews - Flappers, The Great Gatsby and A Terribly Strange Bed, Treachery in BordeauxThe Whole Fromage - a bookish way, Provence cure for the broken hearted - Adventures of an Intrepid Reader, Its not love, it's just Paris - An accidental blog, 10 books that scare me (mentions some classic french literature) - Books and Chocolate, The Confident - Books are my Bling, Anna's French Kiss - Estella's Revenge, Kinky Classics (Tropic of Cancer; Under the roof of Paris) - Literary Relish, If I should die - Electric Reader, The Silk Romance - Words and Peace

Movies & Music

Tais toi mon coeur le vie en roseParis Je T'aimeChocolate , Jardin d'hiver * recommended post, Romantics Anonymous, Les  Miserables, Three film reviews; l'Atalante, Cleo from 5-7, La Rein Margot - a good stopping point, Movies with Parisian Scenes - Mae's Travels

Photo's, Places and People

Katherine MansfieldParc FloralHugh Masekala at the Jazz Festival - if you don't know Hugh Masekala - check this out - I enjoyed learning about this musician, Visiting Monet's GardenDaily photos from Paris - Daryl posts a photo each day - they're thought provoking...., Joy visits les jardins des plantes, Joy recaps on her visit to Paris, Paris & Beyond posts photos from Paris every day - I like this one this week  , Stacey has been posting photos from France at the end of her posts - look further to see what she's sent you..., Cote d'azur (Vacation wrap up), Memories of Paris & le Louvre (Portuguese), Montsoreau on the LoireParis through my lens - daily photo's from Paris - inspiring thoughts, this week I liked this oneAll-through my eyes - Daryl posts photo's each day , texting priest - a photo posted by Esme  * my favourite... it's just so everyday! Paris and beyond - Genie posts beautiful Parisian photos each day, Paris & the Eiffel Tower - photo's from Mae, La Piscine Molitol - Vagabonde posts about a famous swimming pool - history and photos, Villandry - gardens in France - post 1 and post 2La ChatonnierSnapshots of ParisSnapshots of LyonSummer & Jasmin , Window shopping in Place de VeledromeBastille Day, Le Tour Eiffel, A symbol - A ship made of books, Palais royal metro - All through my lens (Daryl), Farewell Paris in July - Quote from Edward VII - Books as food, Rue Cler, Les Marches - Paris & Beyond (Genie), La Cycliste - Paris through my lens (Virginia), Paris at Night - The Marmalade Gypsy, Stained Glass - Staceysbooks , Anatole France - Mel U at The Reading Life , The best things I ate in Paris - A Strong Belief in Wicker, Impressionism and Modernity through the lens of Fashion - Dolce BellezzaRecollections of a Vagabonde provides a very real and personal history of living in St leu la Foret

Food and Recipes

Special notes - Posts that didn't fit my themes

·         An Accidental Blog is giving away a copy of her book 'The summer of France' - time limited offer....

·         Another interesting post - Papier d'Armenie - a deodoriser

·         Some French Humour

·         Tour de France Jumper

·         14 July - Bastille Day - Vagabond provides some history
·         Nari at The Novel World is posting the A - Z of Paris, France

Individual Wrap ups (interesting to see what people got up to during July)

Paris in July 2012 (the third one)

See my final summary post here

Other relevant posts from my blog
  • Intro post here
  • Other Frenchy links here
  • Random Prize No 1 post here (last year I gave out random prizes)
  • My own Bastille Day post here
  • Week 2 wrap up here (Karen did week 1 and 3 wrap ups)
  • More Random Prizes here
And from my Co -host, Karen's Blog at Bookbath

Paris in July 2011 (the second one)

See Summary Post here 

2011 participants included: A Book Sanctuary, A Bookish WayAn Adventure in ReadingAnother Cookie CrumblesBeauty is a Sleeping CatbibliolathasBook Around the CornerBookbathBooks and Chocolate,  Books as FoodChasing Bawa, Library of a Black CatCurisity Killed the BookwormCurling up with a good bookDolce Bellezza, Elle LitFluer Fishers WorldFlowersandstripesFragments du ParadisFresh Ink BooksGabriel Reads, Gonda-GirlGudruns Tights, Just One More ThingKellys (former) Framce BlogKristen's Book NookLakeside MusingsLiterary Relish, My Cosy Book NookNot OK - Weakish DoubtNomadreaderNot sophisticatedOnly OrangeryPackabookReady when you areRiki's TeleidoscopeSawcats Book BlogTell me a storyThe Adventures of an Intrepid ReaderThe Marmelade GypsyThe Novel WorldThe Reading LifeThe Story GirlThink About Loud!Third Storey WindowTuth-Beauty-Freedom & BooksUnabridged ReaderVerty's Verigo Venutre.

Paris in July 2010 (the first one!) 

Paris in July - co hosted by me and Bookbath

Summary post is here


Faith Hope and Cherrytea said...

Already planning for this year! Love it all!
Thanks for your work and hospitality...

Ally said...

I am looking forward to this as well! :)

Mel u said...

Here is my opening post on Paris in July 2016

Mel u said...

My first event post is on a great novel by Iréne Nemirovsky, Dogs and Wolves, about a Ukrainian fami.y that moves to Paris to escape extreme ant-Semticism

Carolyn Barnabo said...

Hello (Bonjour!) -- have only just discovered your lovely blog and this particularly wonderful category.

Look forward to exploring your posts (and links to others) about Paris and elsewhere :)

Cheers from the Suffolk coast and xx love to Paris too.

Mel u said...

Here is my first event post, on The Hotel on Place Verdone: Life, Death, and Betray at the Ritz Hotel in Paris by Tilar Mazzeo

Karen Hugg said...

I was delighted to learn about this event. I love France and lived in Paris for a brief time. Can't wait to participate. Now the fun is figuring out what to write about. Cheers.

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