Archives for November, 2008

Apparently parents haven’t been too concerned about kids’ safety on the internet because I’m afraid some unpleasant things have been

Posted in advertising & marketing, advice, cultural differences, daily life, kids, news, tips, websites

From torrentfreak: “French record labels have received the green light to sue four US-based companies that develop P2P applications, including

Posted in articles, daily life, french laws, news, products, weird

Here are Jean Charles de Castelbajac‘s recent designs inspired by nearly everyone’s favorite childhood toy products at Lego. The clothes

Posted in art/culture/design, fashion, news, people, products, shopping, tips

Many of you already know that I love the French duo, Daft Punk, so I thought today was as good

Posted in music, people, tv and movies

tags: france, french, graffiti, nimes, destructive

Posted in photos, signs, travel and places

In the past, I suppose I haven’t been too kind when mentioning the designs coming from Philippe Starck. My opinion

Posted in art/culture/design, celebs, fashion, paris, paris hotels, people, products, weird

Previous dialogues: Dialogue entre Barack Obama et Nicolas Sarkozy, Dialogue entre Sarah Palin et Nicolas Sarkozy, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Anne

Posted in conspiracy theories, conversations, cultural differences, daily life, dialogue, people, photos, politics, weird

From the telegraph: “Foreigners should be forced to study the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, if they want to stay

Posted in people, politics, weird

tags: france, french, garden sculpture, Friday France Photo

Posted in art/culture/design, photos

Contact Air France if you have a flight scheduled this weekend. From ap: “Air France warned on Wednesday of significant

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, news, tips, travel tip

From iht: “Misshapen fruit and vegetables won a reprieve on Wednesday from the European Union as it scrapped rules banning

Posted in advertising & marketing, articles, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, funny, news, products, shopping, tips

Remember Nabaztag, the communicating wifi bunny? The same French company, Violet, is getting ready to launch another very fun new

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, news, products

From japantimes: “This year’s first shipment of Beaujolais Nouveau arrived Friday at Narita and other airports in Japan, with worldwide

Posted in cultural differences, food and drinks, news, products, weird, wine

From arstechnica: “French iPhone carrier Orange is offering a killer deal on the iPhone 3G for le Noël, according to

Posted in daily life, food and drinks, games/software/tech, news, people, products, shopping, tips

My mum-in-law knows I like pistachio nuts and so she got me this bag…of fruits secs. In this case, “fruits

Posted in daily life, food and drinks, funny, language, products, weird

Previous dialogues: Dialogue entre Sarah Palin et Nicolas Sarkozy, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Anne Sinclair, Francois Hollande and Maxime Bono, The

Posted in celebs, conversations, dialogue, people, politics

From ty.rannosaur.us: Henry IV “One of the most popular French kings, Henry tried to provide his citizens with a “chicken

Posted in celebs, people, weird

From torentfreak: “Edging ever closer to becoming law, France’s “three-strikes” proposals have received support in the French Senate which voted

Posted in articles, daily life, french laws, games/software/tech, news, weird

From dailymail: “Two amateur French wine makers have died after they were suffocated by the fumes from the grapes they

Posted in food and drinks, news, people, stories, weird, wine

A well-established restaurant, Le Chalet Bleu, headed by Philippe Bouché, is one of our favorite restaurants in Autun, France (Burgundy).

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, chocolate, daily life, food and drinks, photos, restaurants, tips, travel and places, travel tip

From Associated Press: “The store, Etam, pulled the product off its shelves, cut commercial ties with the supplier and forbade

Posted in daily life, health, news, products, shopping, tips

When I wrote about the Vin de Merde (shit wine), I clearly didn’t expect to receive a bunch of emails

Posted in daily life, food and drinks, Herrault, news, products, Provence, shopping, tips, weird, wine

An American Dream, What Obama Will Do, 84% of the French Happy about Obama, Hope Presides tags: france, obama, french,

Posted in news, outside of France, people, photos, politics

Still in a state of hazy happiness about the election results, I just want to scream and I will find

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, language, outside of France, people, politics

Congratulations President Barack Obama! To those people who voted for and elected the most obvious choice for U.S. President: Barack

Posted in news, outside of France, people, politics

Vote. But don’t vote for the icky guy. Thanks.

Posted in daily life, history, outside of France, politics

Previous dialogues: Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Anne Sinclair, Francois Hollande and Maxime Bono, The Dalai Lama and Carla Bruni, Michael Phelps

Posted in conversations, dialogue, people, politics

Two Montreal based comedians with radio station, CKOI 96.9 FM Montreal, totally got a very gullible and giddy, giggling Sarah

Posted in funny, news, politics, stories, weird

Remember the book, Comment Chier dans le bois (How to Shit in the Woods)? How could you forget? Was camping

Posted in books/magazines, daily life, funny, news, products, shopping, tips

Specializing in beef, apparently. How good have we gotten at disassociating the cow from the steak? Very good. tags: france,

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, food and drinks, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, photos, products, Provence, shopping, weird