Archive: July, 2014

CAILLEBOTTE PARK … IN YERRES … A COOL PLACE ON A HOT DAY …

  Are you in Paris and looking for a place for cooling down – and I am not talking of an ice cream parlour – then look no further. I have found such a place for you. It is 23 kms (14 miles) south-east of Paris and the RER D train will get you there […]

THE PARIS PRISON ‘LA SANTé’ … CLOSES …

  In our day and age with crime on the up and more and more prisons being constructed, a prison here in Paris has actually closed. It is La Santé – Maison d’arrêt de la Santé – last of Paris’s intra-muros jails. And along with Fresnes and Fleury-Mérogis one of Paris and its region largests. […]

MY BOOK ‘DIE IN PARIS’ NOW IN YAD VASHEM LIBRARY …

    My book DIE IN PARIS is now in the library of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. They described the book to me as constituting “an important contribution to our library”. I look on this as a great honour. Die in Paris is already in the research sector of Paris’s Shoah Memorial Museum. This too […]

TOWER OF SAINT JACQUES … TOUR SAINT-JACQUES …IN PARIS … OPEN FOR VISITS …

    If you are to visit Paris this summer you will see a high stone edifice in a small park in the very centre of the city. You will think there ought to be some more of it – it ought to be part of something – yet it will stand there all alone: […]

#TOUR-DE-FRANCE 2014 … DETAILS …

In a nutshell: The 2014 race consists of : 22 teams / 9 cyclists per team = 198 cyclists The teams are: Sky (English) AG2R-La Mondiale (French) FDJ (French) Cofidis (French) Bretagne-Séché (French) Europcar (French) Garmin (American) BMC (American) Trek (American) Movistar (Spanish) Katusha (Russian) Tinkoff (Russian) Astana (Kazakhstani) Belkin (Dutch) Cannondale (Italian) Lampre (Italian) […]

#Kalinka #Bamberski … A father revenges the rape and murder of his daughter …

In 2011 I wrote about the ‘#Kalinka #Bamberski Case’ for the US-based true-crime site, #crimemagazine.com. I start the article as follows: In the early hours of the morning little happens in the town of Mulhouse. Mulhouse, of slightly over 110,000 inhabitants, is geographically in eastern France, in the region of Alsace, but it is often […]

HéLèNE PASTOR … WOJCIECH JANOWSKI … MONACO … A SENSATIONAL MURDER …

Hélène Pastor ? Wojciech Janowski ? Monaco? Who among us ‘9 to 5’ folk working to have food on our table have ever heard these names? Monaco, yes, we have all heard of Monaco: the 0.78 sq miles (2.02 sq km) tax-free paradise nestling between France and the Mediterranean. Yes indeed we have heard of […]

DIE IN PARIS

My book

The horrific story of WW2 French serial killer Dr Marcel Petiot, France's most prolific killer.

FOR THE LOVE OF A POET

FOR THE LOVE OF A POET

- For the Love of a Poet - a novel set in the Soviet Union.
In Paperback and e-book

BELLA … A FRENCH LIFE

A love story set in Paris and Normandy, France

A novel:
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Bella … A French Life – The Cookbook

Bella … A French Life – The Cookbook

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Pour L’Amour d’un Poete

French translation of my novel - For the Love of a Poet

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