Friday, May 6, 2011

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

 & Symphony Hall in Birmingham

While in London, if you follow on Facebook, you may have seen my post that I had a front ticket to The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. On a Tuesday amidst the week of the Royal Wedding, I was able to score front row smack in the center for ₤25. In my opinion a great bargain, the theatre was beautiful and got me prepped for my next leg of trip in France.  

While in Birmingham, I went to the Symphony Hall to see The Organ Symphony, which was also a great bargain to experience the acoustics of this hall for ₤9.50 for the 4th floor.

Also, I've mentioned before that my friend Kori at Blonde Episodes has her book released today on! I'm so honored that she mentioned me in her dedication!!! Murder on the Boulevard is available HERE.

Tomorrow, I leave for Paris and am very sad to leave my friend Sheila. This time with her as a last minute surprise has been very special. Today we saw Water for Elephants, a book I read last year for book club, and was so excited to see, and to share it with her was the icing the cake.

So now, I'm pulling out my French dictionary for the next month! Until we meet in Paris...

Au revoir!


  1. I can't wait till you get to France, I am loving living vicariously thru your travels! I downloaded Kori's book - I am always up for a good mystery novel especially when it's in my neighborhood! Safe travels! xxoo :)

  2. Hey honey great post! Hope you can link up for the novel release today! You're mentioned in today's post on mine and a lot of other blogs! Kori xoxo

  3. Awe... parting is always sad. Treasure the moments you shared with your friend Shiela!
    What an honor for Kori to mention you in her dedication of her new book! These are truly exciting times for you! :)

    Mumzie :)

  4. Oh, have fun in France! Living vicariously through you, love!

  5. Oh my god SO excited to see your PARIS photos!!!!

  6. oh my goodness, all of your events sound so cool :) And water for elephants! i want to see that!



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