We’ll always have Paris

David PearlCity of Light, flaneur, inspiration, Paris, Uncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom So street wisdom is back in Paris after more than 100 years.  Let me explain. In the mid-nineteenth century a group of French artists and thinkers started turning to the city streets – rather than rural nature – for inspiration.   So began the Flâneur movement – from ‘flâner‘, to stroll.  Balzac described flânerie as “the gastronomy of […] … Read More

We’ll always have Paris

David PearlCity of Light, flaneur, inspiration, Paris, Street Wisdom

So street wisdom is back in Paris after more than 100 years.  Let me explain. In the mid-nineteenth century a group of French artists and thinkers started turning to the city streets – rather than rural nature – for inspiration.   So began the Fl…