Archives for February, 2006

From Agence France Presse: Germany reported the first known case in Europe of H5N1 bird flu infecting a cat, a

Posted in health, lulu/dogs/cats, news

Lulu can never turn down a walk, so today she’s exploring Autun, France, located in the deparment of Saône-et-Loire in

Posted in art/culture/design, lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

You can find this adorable sheepdog with his mum selling beautiful flowers of all kinds at the weekly flower market

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

It has been a while since I last posted for the “French Pastries 101 Series” so today’s installment will cover,

Posted in food and drinks, history, tv and movies

Foodblogger kat in japan mentioned going to a spa the other day and it reminded me of a trip my

Posted in cultural differences, health, tv and movies

Looking through the ads for a local supermarket usually doesn’t involve me interjecting an, “ACK!” “WHOA” “WHA?” or “EIUWW!” The

Posted in cultural differences, food and drinks, health, shopping

From The Associated Press: City officials are hoping to harness the power of dog doo. San Franciscans already recycle more

Posted in health, lulu/dogs/cats, news

Computer company, Dell Computers is suing a Parisian website designer named Paul DELL for using his own name on his

Posted in games/software/tech, news, paris

Just this morning I received an email from someone (thank you Mat!) with a link to a website for information

Posted in cars/bikes/etc, daily life, games/software/tech, stories

New York singer-songwriter-guitarist, Jonatha Brooke, will perform live on George Lang’s RTL France radio program Les Noctures. The program will

Posted in art/culture/design, music, paris, people

This has trouble written all over it… From the Telegraph: France’s drinkers can now buy a potion which supposedly stops

Posted in food and drinks, health, products, weird, wine

Emphasizing the handy no-hands unlocking system for their model Megane, the French car manufacturer Renault released this funny spot. To

Posted in advertising & marketing, products

Normally, for “Lulu Lundi” I’d post a photo of Lulu (our favorite Boston Terrier in France) and feature a place

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

We ran into this wandering dog in the park wearing a mini hardhat. Lulu was equally fascinated and terrified (or

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats

A few months ago, I remarked on how it is nearly impossible to find tee-shirts in France with French on

Posted in art/culture/design, fashion, paris, products

It occurred to me recently that I haven’t seen a white egg (shell) since we’ve arrived in France. We now

Posted in cultural differences, food and drinks, health, wine

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For the entertainment and francophile people, here’s some breaking news: 25-year old Parisian Eva Green has been chosen to be

Posted in paris, people, tv and movies

One of the most common and popular flavors for gum in France is the flavor called “Chlorophylle” made by the

Posted in cultural differences, food and drinks, products

as if “i see dead people part 1” wasn’t bad enough, here’s the new and improved (NOT) “i see dead

Posted in advertising & marketing, cultural differences, daily life, weird

i’m not talking about the dave matthews band here. DMB stands for Digital Media Broadcasting. in plain english it means

Posted in games/software/tech, news, products, tv and movies

at least that’s what they’re saying about this instant powdered version. hasn’t this already been invented for astronauts? anyway, the

Posted in environment, food and drinks, products

who was it that said there were not enough naked men in france? oh yeah. me. and tomate farcie! (and

Posted in art/culture/design, paris, people, photos

despite a 2.8 percent rise in full-year core earnings, france telecom has announced that they will be laying off 17,000

Posted in daily life, news, people

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats

so the breaking news is that brad pitt and angelina jolie have moved to paris (see the news)!!!!!!!! i know.

Posted in paris, people, tv and movies

ignoring last month’s announcement by the automobile manufacturer ford that they will be laying off 30,000 workers within the next

Posted in advertising & marketing, cars/bikes/etc

for weekend dog blogging, i decided to feature our friend’s cute yorkshire terrier named loulou. he lives in carry le

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

the games festival is an annual event (that i wish i’d known about earlier!) that takes place in cannes, at

Posted in events, games/software/tech

remember the famous words of france’s emperor napoleon bonaparte?” ne te laves pas, j’arrive! (don’t wash, i’m coming!) ok, so

Posted in art/culture/design, education, games/software/tech, history, people