Archives for June, 2006

Perhaps these cases were isolated, but my experiences at BBQs chez French people’s houses involve…well, heavy in the stomach mega-hungry-man

Posted in daily life, food and drinks, stories

No one expected it but Les Bleus won against Togo by the necessary 2 points! They now can proceed on

Posted in news, sports

While everyone in France was preparing to watch the World Cup match with France playing against Togo to try to

Posted in games/software/tech, news, weird

Via Gizmodo Lawmakers in France approved a softened copyright law that allows a workaround for Apple to keep their iTunes

Posted in music, news, politics

Today will mark the day in history where French government votes on the issue of Apple’s evil DRM, the digital

Posted in music, news, websites

Since our winter lasted so long, now that’s it’s warmer, I simply HAVE to be outdoors. However, it’s hard to

Posted in nature

Ze Bus just announced the dates of their tours around western France, so if you want to see parts of

Posted in news, sports, travel and places

Lulu Lundi completely slipped my mind yesterday so to offer reparations, here’s a Lulu Mardi! Click on the photo to

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, shopping, sports, travel and places

As amazing as it sounds (since I never watch sports), I’ve been totally getting into the World Cup and have

Posted in games/software/tech, sports, weird

Are you a discreet, techy traveler? Do guided group tours make you cringe? Do you like to seeing things at

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

The French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has launched a project that will involve removing silt from the island of

Posted in news, weird

While making stopover at our favorite organic farm, the last thing I expected was a charging animal. Full. Speed. Ahead.

Posted in nature, stories

The decision to head over to the Salon Saveurs last month was a spur of the moment thing for a

Posted in events, food and drinks, shopping

I know, I know. Junk food is BAD for you but look at this bag. How could one pass up

Posted in food and drinks, weird

Many expats in France call Skype their bestfriend, or at least call their bestfriends with Skype. Yay for free long-distance

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, language

If only I could feel this kind of happiness when running… *Lulu Lundi features our adorable Boston Terrier, Lulu, somewhere

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats

The 6th Annual Apple Expo will take place in Paris from September 12 to 16, 2006. (Porte de Versailles, Hall

Posted in events, games/software/tech

June is typically when gay/lesbian pride festivals take place worldwide, so I thought I’d list some of the upcoming events

Posted in daily life, events, news, paris

Along with croissants, pain au chocolat, pain aux raisins, and the brioche, the totally YUM chausson aux pommes is a

Posted in daily life, food and drinks

Currently in France, you can purchase condoms at the supermarkets, condom machines on the street (yes, really), pharmacies and schools

Posted in daily life, health, news

French Flash game developers, Anode and Cathode have created a series of fun, point-and-click adventure games. The Museum will take

Posted in games/software/tech

I can sum up my review of Coca-Cola Blak in one word: EIUW!!!!!!!!!!!! Highly unrecommended unless you love the taste

Posted in food and drinks

The movie trailer (teaser) of the live action computer animated feature film, Arthur and the Minimoys, directed by Luc Besson

Posted in people, tv and movies

I love window displays in France because no matter where you see them, whether you’re in a tiny, remote and

Posted in advertising & marketing, art/culture/design, fashion

Sometimes a stop at an unknown village is well worth the detour. You never know what you’ll find. Upon arrival,

Posted in lulu/dogs/cats, travel and places

The French (ok, and expat residents of France) produce approximately 880 million tons of trash every year. Wow and yes

Posted in articles, daily life, environment, health

A couple of days ago, I wrote about how a mathematician found out that the scratch games in France are

Posted in games/software/tech, politics, weird

The entire route for the Tour de France has been mapped out on Google Earth. Click below for the complete

Posted in events, games/software/tech

They’re calling this movie a “docu-funny” and oh please I hope it is. The movie title, “Dans La Peau de

Posted in people, politics, tv and movies

According to a retired mathematician and a professor/mathematician from the University of Jussieu, the French version of “Scratch and Win”

Posted in games/software/tech, news