Monthly Archives: November 2013

Metrogressive

At least once a week I like to watch a French film with French subtitles as opposed to English ones, and occasionally with no subtitles at all. When I turned up here I assumed learning the language would be a … Continue reading

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Regeneration lame

At least 40% of radio programming here in France has to be French language by law, and  there’s a little known piece of legislation that demands another 40% of all music broadcast is Phil Collins. Genesis is fine, A Trick … Continue reading

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Cig man froid!

The other night somebody tweeted “RIP Grace Jones” and my heart sank. I scrambled quickly to find a news source with one part of me sick that one of pop’s enduring nonpareils had passed on, but also with the other … Continue reading

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Hard out here for a witch

This week I went to the Pierre Huyghe exhibition at the Pompidou which was epically pretentious and wildly disorientating and I mean both as compliments. I also went to see Suede and White Denim, and I will be off to catch … Continue reading

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Quelque chose pour le week-end II

Warning: This is all going to sound rather self-important, but it’s my blog, so of course it’s self-important. Things have been going well of late and I’ve been busy and I’m not yet starving, so naturally the blog has suffered. … Continue reading

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