Rebellious youth, loud jazz, sex, drugs, and cigarettes! Let’s jive Daddy-O! Opening credits from Edmond T Gréville’s 1960 British film “Beat Girl”. Gillian Hills is SMOKING in this clip!

Beat poet William Pryor had some amazing photos of him and his friends running around Europe in the 1960’s. They are definitely very cool.

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I love the bidet

I love the bidet

The Euro-Invasion was also full blown with French teen pop singers like Francoise Hardy and France Gall.

French teen pop singer Francoise Hardy

French teen pop singer Francoise Hardy

France Gall’s “Laisse Tomber Les Filles”:

Benny Waters plays in Paris Cafe - Photo by Harold Chapman

Benny Waters plays in Paris Cafe - Photo by Harold Chapman

Beat Girls competing for the title of "Miss Beatnik" - San Francisco 1959

Beat Girls competing for the title of "Miss Beatnik" - San Francisco 1959

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I spotted this gem of a book in a Paris bookshop window.  This book is not to be confused with “The Indecisive Moment”.

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After a fun morning of shopping dans La Grande Epicerie, I made and enjoyed this wonderful sandwich at the Jardin du Luxembourg.

Baguette with proscuitto.  I'm adding the salted beef.

Baguette with proscuitto. I'm adding the salted beef.

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Adding salami...

Next, the cheese...

Next, the cheese...

Ready to eat!

Ready to eat!

This sandwich tasted amazing!

This sandwich tasted amazing!

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Antique Canes in Paris

April 18, 2009

I saw these in a Paris window and thought they were great!

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Attention Operatives and Superiors:

The Invisible Agent was spotted in Paris at the Hotel Meurice.   All Operatives must reallocate to this agenda immediately.

Image captured by Operative #794 at 21:37

Image captured by Operative #794 at 21:37

8mm Paris – 1956:

-The Office of the Director