Monthly Archives: July 2015

What’s on YOUR Summer Reading List? Some Easy, Breezy Atypical60 Summer Reading Recommendations!

What a Wednesday!   I woke up to a torrential downpour the just didn’t stop! I’m telling you—the rain was so bad that only an idiot would be out and about in the deluge. That idiot would be me! Remember what … Continue reading

Posted in Beach reading, Books I loved. Let the Great World Spin. Diary of a Mad Diva, Chose the Wrong Guy, Dirty Rush, Little French Kitchen, Where'd You Go Bernadette? The Girl You Left Behind | Tagged | 4 Comments

Trip Tips and Advice for the Atypical Traveler from Atypical60!

Hey all—I just know you’re dying to read today’s post! *wink* *wink*. Because I’m a giver, I’ve decided to share some of my trip tips with you! Some are practical, and I realize a couple are just downright weird and … Continue reading

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The Return to Paris and the Canicule. Some Sleep With The Fishes. I Sleep With The Ice Cubes!

It was hard to believe that the twelve days spent in Theoule-sur-Mer were ending so quickly, but on this sunny and clear morning, we were on our way to return to Paris. The return to Paris begins. Hey. What’s that … Continue reading

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The Magic of Rondini..and Working the Soldes!

I’m taking a pause before I write my last installment about our trip and the return to Paris from the Cote d’Azur. This is important travel information! I’m talkin’ shopping my friends. S.H.O.P.P.I.N.G!!! I need to discuss Rondini. I need … Continue reading

Posted in Fragonard, Francoise Hardy, French music, French toiletries., Galeries Lafayette, George Bressons, Guerlain, Le Petit Marseillais, Maison des Papillions. Shopping in St. Tropez, Monoprix, Musee dany lartigue, Nan & Nin, Raphael Bedos, Repetto Ballet Flats, Shopping the sales in France. Shopping in Paris. Rondini, Sophie Sacs. Le Movie Snob, Souviners from France, St. Tropez. Rondini sandals | 4 Comments

Paris May Be A Good Idea, But the Cote d’Azur is Always a Better One!

Audrey Hepburn, the most chic woman of all time, said, in the film “Sabrina”, “Paris is always a good idea”. She’s got a point..but… I, the most unchic woman of all time, said, on the way to the Cote d’Azur … Continue reading

Posted in Antibes. Cabris. Casino Geant Hypermarche. Ephrussi de Rothschild Maison, Cannes, Cap Jean Ferrat, Cote d'Azur, L'Aiguille, L'Esterel, La Galere, Les Inconnus, Mediterrean Sea. St. Tropez, Theoule-sur-Mer | 16 Comments

I’m Baaaackkkk From France! Didja Miss Moi???????

 Back from three great weeks in France. Trust me, I wish I had a laptop because I have so much to tell! OMG! As usual, the drama follows me around like a shadow. It was almost Dickensonian for a while. … Continue reading

Posted in Anthony Bourdain, Bonnard, Daniele Delorme, Desgranges, E. Dehillerin, FNAC, Fondation Louis Vuitton, France, Giverny, Gustave Courbet, Henri LaTour, Joe Dassin, Manet, Monet, Paris, Place Dauphine Musee d'Orsay Dalloyau, Sophie Sacs | 17 Comments