Archives for September, 2008

We haven’t been too thrilled about the chilly weather that has descended upon us in Burgundy so we decided to

Posted in Cote d'azur/Riviera, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, Recommended Accommodations, tips, travel and places, travel tip

From gizmodo: “One of the croissant-snarfing editors at Gizmodo France passed along this article that alleges the Mac Pro gives

Posted in articles, business / economy, daily life, games/software/tech, news, products, shopping, weird

If you shop at Carrefour, you might have noticed a strange sign they’ve put up near the eggs that first

Posted in advertising & marketing, business / economy, daily life, food and drinks, health, news, paris, products, shopping, signs, tips, weird

Part of yesterday’s lunch (stuffed tomato, rosemary sorbet and a spoon of cherry and broth gelée at Restaurant Les Ursulines.

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, food and drinks, photos, restaurants

We heart Apple season (well I guess we heart all seasons) where we live and this wheelbarrow is about the

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, nature

My book arrived in the mail today! A French expressions dictionary is perfect for my lack of attention span these

Posted in books/magazines, conversations, daily life, funny

From Timesonline: “France may be home to some of the world’s finest wines but it could be about to join

Posted in advertising & marketing, articles, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, french laws, news, politics, products, shopping, weird, wine

it would look like Artus de Penguern! While feeding my chronic insomnia a couple of weeks ago, I was happy

Posted in celebs, people, tv and movies

The PSAs in France rock, and I really like this one launched by l’Institut national du Cancer that began airing

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, health, news

From AP: “After tainted baby milk, now toxic chairs from China. Customers in France who bought Chinese-made recliners are complaining

Posted in advice, articles, daily life, news, products, shopping, tips, weird

The unsmelly version. tags: france, epoisses, chateau d’epoisses

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, photos, travel and places

I was recently at a dinner party and someone recommended that I get some DVDs of Raymond Devos, a famous

Posted in books/magazines, conversations, cultural differences, daily life, language, news, products, shopping

Tired of the constant criticism aimed at the wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon region, specifically that the wines were “crap,” an

Posted in advertising & marketing, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, funny, Languedoc-Roussillon, nature, news, products, Provence, shopping, weird, wine

Embracing the philosophy that the dangers and risks of cell phones are REAL, our very awesome grocery store, Morvan Bio,

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, daily life, food and drinks, health, shopping

From AP: “Plastic forks, disposable diapers, drafty houses _ if it hurts the environment, make it cost more. That’s the

Posted in articles, daily life, environment, news, politics, products, shopping

tags: france, pumpkins, squash

Posted in food and drinks, garden, photos

Tired of shlepping your guide books around Paris? If you have an iPhone, you might want look into Frommer’s Paris

Posted in books/magazines, games/software/tech, news, paris, travel and places, travel tip

Effective today, these new silver 5 euro coins will be in distribution all across Europe…as if we didn’t have enough

Posted in business / economy, daily life

The Parti Socialist (PS) just wrapped up their L’université d’été, a summer camp-like convention for French politicians. This year it

Posted in conversations, dialogue, events, people, politics