My big cousin Catherine, is someone I grew up hearing about: perfect, beautiful, glamorous, flying around the world performing with her cello – so big that it needed its own airplane seat and ticket!!
She is 11 years older than me, and I really didn’t get to see her much because she moved to Europe about 22 years ago! But she has been like a big sister in many ways, and we have exchanged emails and phone calls over the years from when I too was cared for by our dear Nan.
So I was invited to come and join them in their house in Bastille during their two weeks working in Paris!
We enjoyed some beautiful clear days, and sunshine, and I even got to go to their rehearsal and watch backstage.
Then, I caught up with someone who is now a friend. A lovely photographer who is based in Paris who once upon a time took a honeymoon photo…
Some lovely walks around central Paris with Juliane and Julien: