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Enfer est les autres

‘Ouvert en Août’. It means open in August and I just saw it written in massive letters in the window of the local sex shop. So supposing you were to misread it and thought it said ‘over and out’ then … Continue reading

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10 things you’ll be hard pressed to find in Paris

People like moronic lists don’t they? Here’s a list of ten things you’ll be hard pressed to find in Paris: 1. Charity shops I’ve no idea why there are no charity shops in Paris, in fact I’ve never seen one … Continue reading

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Wake up and smell the coffee

When I first started visiting Paris – though before I moved here – I didn’t even know how to order a cup of coffee. The drink would arrive steaming but with no milk in it, and I’d splutter as I … Continue reading

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The lazy boulanger

This morning I managed to alert the woman in the lazy boulanger to the fact she’d short changed me. I stood my ground and got my money back. She didn’t mean any harm, she was just being lazy (they close … Continue reading

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I’ve changed my iTune

As with previous blogs I started with a flurry, and then some self-doubt creeps in, and you begin wondering how interesting in fact is “man lives in France”? My brother spent three years in Shanghai and I thought that was far … Continue reading

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Back in Pâques

One of the reasons I moved here is because it’s a bit backward. This isn’t a slight on Paris or France, it’s a compliment; I’m not saying its corrupt with a tinpot criminal justice system like Italy or anything, it … Continue reading

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