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Looking for Lisa...

Published July 4th, 2012

Four hours, working my way through Paris in search of someone called Lisa....... I found her eventually but, to be honest, the journey was the best bit.

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The hunt begins...

The hunt for Lisa began as I stepped off the Eurostar at Paris's Gare du Nord station...

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Shadow light

Light shades awaited me at my hotel - but there was still no sign of Lisa... :(

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Ghosts

I wasn't alone in my search...

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Parisien upshot

The Louvre Pyramid, designed by Pritzker Prize winner Ieoh Ming Pei, is enchanting - a bit like Lisa, I guess, but she was still to be found...

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Chocolate cake

Nietzsche said that “for every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.” I was hoping it was also true for women - Lisa especially...

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Dalmatian

I found Lisa's dog but still there was no sight of her...

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Wrong Lisa!

And, anyway, she was too preoccupied with her reflection in the pool...

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Mesh

Cloud cover creates the background for the Louvre Pyramid.

You'll be pleased to know that we aren't going to be looking for Lisa for very much longer at all. I promise! (Yes, I'm getting bored of it too....)

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Getting serious...

The search had gone on for long enough. It was time to get serious and use the Spiderman net :-))

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"A well-spent day brings happy sleep" (Leonardo da Vinci)

That's it. The End. Finished. Fin. Alla fine. Die Ende.

Yes, eventually I found her...

It was a well-spent (half) day of searching and, sure, the picture itself was a slight anti climax but, as they say, the real fun is in the journey and not the arriving.

Thanks for your patience along the way!

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szymonsztajer
Szymon Sztajer  over 5 years ago

Very interesting series, I've enjoyed watching a lot :)

knikmanav_OLD
Hans Knikman  over 5 years ago

fine series Tom :)

wolfshadowphotography
wolf shadow photography  over 5 years ago

Ha! I enjoyed the journey, great pic of the 'Dalmation'...and to see Lisa was worth the wait!

Daruma
Tom McLaughlan  over 5 years ago

Thanks Kirsten! Glad you liked the Ministract Island dog shot :-)