Monthly Archives: June 2014

Party on Wayne…

You might have taken down the St George bunting already, but there are not one but two World Cup parties going on in France right now. There were wild scenes in bars for le coq gaulois‘ bore draw with Ecuador … Continue reading

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Every man has two countries (but only one of them can play football)

Amis, romains, compatriotes*, montrez-moi l’oreilles. Mais les Anglais surtout, j’ai mots pour vous. La capitulation de l’Angleterre dans le Coupe du Monde a été une source d’embarras national. Aucun « embrassade » – personne ne mérite un baiser après ces … Continue reading

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Thanks for everything duly Neymar

I saw Matt off onto Eurostar and then Ying into a taxi for Charles de Gaulle, and then Claire and I went for a favourite wander along the bucolic pathway that eventually leads to Bois de Vincennes, although we didn’t … Continue reading

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The breath penalty

We’ve found a lot of things in Paris recently that were sous les nez as it were, and they’ve made life infinitely more bearable knowing we can visit them any time and fritter away all our spare cash on hunks … Continue reading

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