Archive: June, 2015

Paris’s Albert Kahn Garden … Haven of greenery and peace …

A few stops from the Eiffel Tower on Paris’s No. 10 Métro Line and a stone’s throw from the River Seine on a nondescript narrow street, is to be found the Albert Kahn Garden. The street is Rue du Port and this area of Paris is Boulogne-Billancourt, chic, bourgeois and expensive. Standing outside a one-story […]

DRIVING IN France … WHAT’S FORBIDDEN …

  Perhaps you will be driving in France this summer? If so, know that France’s Ministry of the Interior, determined to cut down our road deaths, has implemented several new regulations for those behind the wheel. Here is a list under Art R. 412-6 of the French Penal Code of what someone driving is not […]

The Lazy Cook … A ‘Roast Beef’ teaches French Gourmet Cooks a thing …and two …

Roast Beef – un rosbif – is what the French call Brits, like the latter call the French ‘Frogs’. One Roast beef – Suzie Kelly – has written a most delightful cookbook most delightfully: The Lazy Cook. The Lazy Cook, 132 pages, is published today, Monday, June 22, in electronic version at £2.99 by Blackbird […]

BATTLE OF WATERLOO … 200 years ago … NAPOLEON … HIS VISION FOR EUROPE …

All this week, the 200th anniversary of the Sunday, June 18, 1815, Battle of Waterloo, is being commemorated. Of course the battle meant the end of Napoleon because the coalition of the British Imperial Army under the command of the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian Army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher had […]

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