Christmas at Le Select

“Dream as if you’ll live forever; Live as if you’ll die tomorrow.” CHRISTMAS 1924 “Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed and the rejected.” —Jimmy Cannon PARIS Hector & Victoria It was warm and crowded in the café. The liquor was flowing and everyone was laughing and wishing one another a Happy … Continue reading Christmas at Le Select

Nuit Blanche à Paris

Tomorrow, on Saturday, the 1st of October, Paris will celebrate its now traditional Nuit Blanche. If you aren't in Paris to take a stroll with thousands of Parisians and visitors and enjoy concerts, exhibitions and shows that will last all night, perhaps you would appreciate (re)discovering the City of Light through the eyes of a … Continue reading Nuit Blanche à Paris

Something Parisian for your home

We are pleased to announce that you can now order any illustration from our book IN LOVE WITH PARIS as a limited edition print, numbered x/50 and signed by the artist. The book contains 67 colour illustrations by Gérard Ramon and quotes about Paris from Victor Hugo, Charles Baudelaire, Ernest Hemingway, Julien Green, and others. … Continue reading Something Parisian for your home

Jackie Mallon about the aftermath of the Paris attacks and “A Moveable Feast”

We’ll Always Have Paris It is still difficult to comprehend what happened in Paris last weekend. Tonight as I write this there are reports of terrorist threats on cities as diverse as Brussels and Atlanta. Inside a crowded downtown Manhattan cafe, we hear a police siren and fire truck pass and all of us raise our … Continue reading Jackie Mallon about the aftermath of the Paris attacks and “A Moveable Feast”

From ONE TRUE SENTENCE by Craig McDonald

"Snow falling on the Seine. It was half-past-two and it was quiet as it gets with the heavy falling snow and Hector was just starting to cross the Pont Neuf, heading home after a long night of writing. He was alone and cold and slightly drunk. Icy fog crawled across the river. The lights of … Continue reading From ONE TRUE SENTENCE by Craig McDonald

A Very Hector Lassiter Christmas

Craig McDonald about three very different Christmas Eves... Read here: