As far as Mondays go, yesterday was pretty good; didn’t have much to get done and kids were almost on their best behaviour. My lack of sleep all night meant random sketching in the morning followed by a few episodes of Keeping up with the Kardashians. I’m really feeling for Khloe atm as Lamar is generally being an idiot (never deserved KoKo in the first place!!!).
With school pick ups, tennis, bath and dinner done I decided a run was essential. Its about 5 degrees here right now and I wasn’t appropriately dressed but what you guna do maaaate!?! I went to the river, turned right and headed towards La Defense which is in the business area. The streets were pretty dead and by time I reached the ‘grand arch’ I was equally dead. It was worth going the extra distance though because there was a Christmas market and more Christmas lights than most touristy places in Paris. Very tacky but pretty at the same time. I took some shameless selfies and made the wise but lazy decision to get the metro home. I changed lines at the Champs Elysée, took in the fab lit up view and got back on the metro. A few minutes earlier though I’d seen a homeless guy on my platform (very common view in Paris unfortunately) and gave him the €5 note from my pocket. Is it bad that I then slightly regretted it because I got a sudden craving for a nutella crepe (I was standing next to the stall).
Good, cold, long run only slightly tainted by the lack of nutella snacks…
Where – along the river to La Defense & metro
Spotted – Drunk idiot demanding women to move away from him and screaming at everyone on the metro (top class twat). The thickest (and can I say deepest?) moustache eva evaaaa.
Distance – 8.3km
Time – longer than necessary
Motivation – wanted to get home and be tired, not awake until 3am
Playlist – Lots of acoustic Robyn, SBTRKT, Lowkey, Akala etc etc
(Sorry for the grainy photo overload)