Sumary of Peaceful places from Paris to Toodyay always a welcome respite:
- Co. bookshop, Paris Credit: SuppliedShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkWe all know them.
- Fortunately, just down the road there was St James’ Churchyard, a garden of remembrance opened in 1946. St James’ Church itself opened in 1684: it is one of Sir Christopher Wren’s miniature masterpieces.
- William Yeoman Credit: William Yeoman/The West AustralianToodyay Bakery, ToodyayThose of you who like to get there first thing on a Sunday morning, just after the bakery has opened, will know what I’m talking about.
- Shakespeare and Co., ParisAmerican ex-pat Sylvia Beach opened the original English language bookshop and lending library Shakespeare and Company in 1919. The present-day Shakespeare and Company, near Place Saint-Michel, not far from the Seine, was established in 1951 by George Whitman and is still run by his daughter, Sylvia Beach Whitman.