Archive: May, 2018

Aveline Museum in the Paris suburb of Saint-Cloud … little known but beautiful …

The Aveline Museum must be the most difficult museum to get to in France: certainly, the most difficult to get to in the Paris region known as the Ile de France. I visited this museum for the first time on Thursday, May 17 this year (2018), and believe me, I nearly did not get to […]

FRANCE HONOURING THE AMERICAN SHERMAN TANK …

    One would say that there is not much to the town of Bourg-la-Reine, and there is not.   However, almost every day tourists turn up: many Americans or British, but a fair number of Germans too. So, why?  Why do so many foreigners come to this town? The answer: a Sherman tank. A M4 […]

THE DOGGY BAG ARRIVES IN PARIS …

You are sitting down in a Paris restaurant, and you are hungrily waiting for your order to be served.  You have ordered Blanquet de Veau – a delicately-flavoured veal stew. And here comes the waiter, and when he puts the plate of food down on the table in front of you, you nearly faint. It […]

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