Diane, A Broad

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  • November 13, 2013

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    This blog is not real life. You know that, right reader?

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    I talk about this with les blogueuses sometimes. Our sites filter our lives through a hazy glow of food and fun and travel and beauty and all the good things in life. The truth is, of course, that I have a nine-to-five where I sit at a desk and type a lot. Most of the stuff that shows up here is squeezed around the demands of being a capable adult.

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    There are some times, though, when it feels like I’ve dropped out of real life and into some bizarre, richly-colored parody — a cross of Hollywood movie magic and the sparkling glamour of Paris. This was one of those nights.

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    There was a house party. There were two bars. There was a party bus, and a case of champagne that disappeared in half an hour, some of which was, of course, spilled and had to be mopped up with a silk scarf. There was singing of Queen and lots of blurry photos.

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    Une Nuit Hallucinante [Paris] by Diane, A Broad (dianeabroad.com)

    And, undoubtedly, there were hangovers and a hard return to reality the next day.

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