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J’❤ l’élite métropolitaine

When I lived back across La Manche there were no shortage of London stalwarts who’d apparently suffer allergic reactions if they “went south of the river”. These were people who’d inhabited the Big Smoke for as many as three years, … 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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