A Summer’s Day At The Centre Pompidou

Painting of the Pompidou plaza by Bec Smith for Tell. Tale. Signs.

“My partner and I had been travelling Europe with our four-year old for almost three weeks and had recently landed in Paris, where we were spending a week before heading across to London. We’d talked about visiting the Pompidou Centre to explore the incredible galleries and discovered that on this particular day the artist JR was running a workshop for kids. Perfect timing.

Outside was warm, crowded and the Plaza in front of the Pompidou was packed with entertainers – including one who was covering people in huge, soapy bubbles. I decided to pay a quick visit to the Pompidou gift shop  and when I came out, 10 minutes later, my four-year old was covered in bubbles and sticky detergent, my partner was flustered and then all hell broke loose…”