Yep, sadly that’s about everything I know in French. One of my resolutions for 2013 has been to brush up on the language (I studied it in school for five years and barely remember anything… Oops!), but somehow the only French I’m constantly saying, or, perhaps more appropriately, shouting, is PARCE QUE JE PEUX PARLER LE FRANCAIS OUI OUI! Not sure if any Parisian Mademoiselle would ever say that but anyway, my first stop on a three-week trip through France, Germany, Norway and other European beauties has been Lyon. It struck me as a much smaller, cleaner and friendlier city than Paris. Especially the historic city centre is such a stunner! I was lucky enough to have had a whole morning off where I did the one thing that never fails to put a smile on my face: Having the camera catch whatever I found intriguing … and as for Lyon, there’s been a lot.