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Soyez calme…

I had no plans to write a blog here having written about our experiences at the Stade de France on Friday here and a piece about Le Bataclan here, so I’ll attempt to keep it brief. I certainly don’t want … Continue reading

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Matters of health and wealth

The letterboxes in our hallway are full to bursting. In August the French middle classes traditionally descend on the Côte d’Azur. They’ll tell you that Paris is deserted in that month, though that’s not strictly true and they’d have no … Continue reading

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Quelque chose pour le week-end

The sun is shining and the relief is palpable. People are smiling as they smoke (Christ I’d kill for a cigarette, even over six months in). We’ve just been for a wander around Pere Lachaise cemetery, which ironically makes one … Continue reading

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