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Street facile

When you visit a place on holiday, you go there primarily for the scenery, though when you move to that place, you become a part of that scenery. Eventually anyway. I said back in February that I hoped I’d never … Continue reading

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Jesus!! of Montreuil

Another great thing about living in France #1438 is they don’t have a Nicholas Witchell equivalent because the French executed their royal family. I tweeted that, because it’s true. There are many great reasons for living in Paris, but they … Continue reading

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Blue is the wettest colour

Last night we went to Le Train Bleu, an ostentatious Belle Époque restaurant located within the Gare de Lyon – and get this – we weren’t even getting a train anywhere. It’s a curious place to find an eatery so … Continue reading

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From Disquaire to where

It’s Disquaire Day today here in Paris, which is what everyone else calls Record Store Day, but because it’s France it has to have its own semantic spin. It’s like l’Académie française – the organisation that spent ages trying to … Continue reading

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Quenelle missus

There’s a daily national newspaper in France called L’Équipe which devotes its entire coverage to sport, without room for a cryptic crossword or even some arbitrary breasts. Today I went downstairs for my morning allonge and noticed this publication on … Continue reading

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Le chat n’where

It’s May in France right now, as it is in lots of places, and as I type this I’m suddenly reminded that nobody has had a day off here for maybe days. Apart from the weekend of course. La France, … Continue reading

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