Archives for September, 2005

following a post at jerome’s inside the usa that was discussing the silly california legislation that is trying to enforce

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, food and drinks, health, paris, people, weird

i wasn’t going to write about this since it’s all over the news but it’s bugging me too much. this

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, events, news, paris, people, politics, weird

cathedrals all over france, like notre dame and sacre coeur in paris and the cathedral in chartres (just outside paris)

Posted in events, games/software/tech, travel and places

“The sound of the sea, the curve of a horizon, wind in leaves, the cry of a bird leave manifold

Posted in daily life, music, people

this photo was taken in the heart of fréjus’ old town square, during their weekly outdoor market held on fridays

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

whenever i’ve asked an english-speaking french person (who hasn’t yet had cheesecake) if they like cheesecake or would like cheesecake,

Posted in cultural differences, food and drinks, weird

a few weeks ago, i walked by this shoe repair shop in paris and had to stop and smile and

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, paris, signs

just yesterday while drinking our morning coffee, we noticed it had a more bitter, burnt and overall less than usual

Posted in articles, daily life, food and drinks, products, weird

the subject of wine has been all over the news lately, and i’m beginning to wonder if this is really

Posted in articles, cultural differences, food and drinks, people, politics, weird, wine

the last day of the “foire” (faire or carnival) in le creusot was sunday so we decided to head out

Posted in events

known as the “mimosa capital” (the flower, not the drink) of france, Mandelieu-la Napoule is sometimes overlooked because of its

Posted in events, lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

on friday, following a decision to ban “unsafe” airlines, France placed a ban on camair, the national airline company in

Posted in weird

after discussions between the eu (more likely, FRANCE) and the united states, it was decided that beginning in 2008, wine

Posted in advertising & marketing, food and drinks, weird, wine

last year, 59 cities in france participated in “Bien dans ma ville sans voiture,” which is part of a successful

Posted in environment

reading on j-walkblog about the questionable (evil) reasons for the oil industry using fractions (specifically 9/10) for gasoline prices –

Posted in history, weird

in an effort to reduce road accidents and irresponsible (risky) driving, the clever road safety people placed these “signs” randomly

Posted in signs, weird

I’ve decided to dedicate Mondays (Lundi) to posting a photo of my favorite boston terrier in france, LULU. she travels

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

A unique environmental group in paris is letting out the air in tires of SUVs in and around paris. it’s

Posted in environment, paris, people

With a surplus of milk, dairy prices dropping and a sluggish industry, life for dairy farmers in France hasn’t been

Posted in food and drinks, weird

2 days ago, wednesday, if you had a pulse and were awake at least part of the day, news of

Posted in games/software/tech, politics, products, shopping, weird

This year’s ‘nuit blanche’ (literally, “white night” meaning sleepless night) will take place on saturday, october 1 in paris. the

Posted in art/culture/design, events, paris, tv and movies

Nearly 900 foreigners unaccounted for in Katrina aftermath: report Nearly 900 foreign nationals, many of them French and British, are

Posted in news

having always ultimately admired developers (and their products) that create assistive technology: software specifically for people with disabilities, i am

Posted in accessibility and disabilities

france is experiencing a sudden increase in gasoline prices just like the u.s. the thing is, gas in france (and

Posted in news

i was going to write about the death of the president from a “country” called, “the free republic of saugeais”

Posted in events, food and drinks, travel and places

Last week the french government decided to put a ban on any foreign country buying or taking over companies in

Posted in politics

Every time the subject of Gérard Depardieu comes up (which is quite often; he’s in like eight million films) i’m

Posted in books/magazines, food and drinks, news, people, products

mac users (using tiger’s dashboard) can listen to french radio with this neat (and free) application called, “m@radio” developed by

Posted in games/software/tech, news

As U.S. aid pours into the gulf coast, so too, is help from around the world, including France. The town

Posted in news

as if all the chaos and tragedy along the gulf coast, biloxi and new orleans weren’t enough for the world

Posted in news, people, politics, weird