Archive: November, 2010

Dreaming of finding a Picasso … in the attic … ?

Pablo Picasso (1881/1973) was a most prolific artist.

Being interviewed …


Revenge on a wife killer …

His name is Jamel Leulmi.

Domestic violence against women in France …

Tomorrow, Thursday, November 24 (2010) is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

La belle vie …

I’ve never thought of France as a violent country, or Paris as a violent city.

Dear Santa Claus …

Yesterday, Wednesday, 17 November, the French P.O. opened its ‘Santa Claus’ office.

Mont St. Michel … Versailles … food … only in France …

What do you know: Unesco (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) headquartered in Paris, has just declared the festive French meal a natural heritage.

“I love my daughter … and I love my wife ,” says Josef Fritzl

Two years ago (2008) I wrote an article on Josef Fritzl, the Austrian incest father

Eleven eleven : Have you news of my boy Jack … ?

Today, 92 years ago, World War One, the Great War, ended. This day of November 11 is always a solemn day here in France.

French flair and chic … But is Paris still a moveable feast …?

It was Ernest Hemingway who wrote: “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”

An Ad for Die in Paris …

English ex-pat Keith Eckstein keeps track of the blogs of ex-pats.

Father Christmas exists … sure he does …

Can you remember when you were told that Father Christmas (Santa) does not exist

Forget Doomsday 2012 … we will still be here in 9999 …

One equates the Chateau of Versailles to luxury and privilege, but if you go Versailles’ way before Sunday, February 27 next year (2011) you will discover that underneath the powdered wigs of France’s kings and queens, there had been deep thoughts. Until that Sunday, an exhibition – Sciences et Curiosités à la cour de Versailles […]

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