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To infinity and viande…

“The times they are a-changin’” sang a nasally hippy once. Presumably things are always in some state of flux, and sometimes you notice them more often than others. The other day, I told one of the children I tutor that … Continue reading

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Hangdawg and quartered

While the World Cup scintillated early on, all that’s left now is an exclusive kennel of big dogs I can’t bring myself to love, and the lack of bite post-Suarez from the lesser teams has left one with a slightly … Continue reading

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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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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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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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England from another angle

The English, if you weren’t aware, are suffering an ongoing identity crisis. The English come from England which is a significant part of *Great Britain, a small island and a bit of another island that nobody pays attention to somewhere … Continue reading

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La dernière nuit

My brother will be here in approximately one hour. He’s bringing his van in order to collect my things which will then be whisked to Paris. I will let him sleep first, it’s a bit of a drive from Cornwall … Continue reading

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