Archives for March, 2009

Sugar purses! A sugar company doesn’t usually, for any particular reason, merit much attention but Belle de Sucre is so

Posted in advertising & marketing, art/culture/design, daily life, paris, products, shopping, tips, travel tip

Not that you need another reason to love Paris, but I thought this would be an important addition to the

Posted in funny, nature, news, paris, people, sports, weird

From the telegraph: “The holding centre planned for the port of Calais has been the subject of frenzied claim and

Posted in news, Nord Pas de Calais, people, politics

From the telegraph: Mr Sarkozy, a man often ridiculed in France for preferring fitness to literature, has frequently expressed his

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, funny, news, people, politics, weird

Photo taken in Aix-en-Provence yesterday.

Posted in art/culture/design, photos, travel and places

From slashphone: “Following a six-month test on the Paris-Amsterdam-Paris route and after a first launch on some French destinations last

Posted in news, tips, travel tip

There’s a crisis and all but do we have to resort to eating crickets, worms and cicadas? I’d like my

Posted in Bretagne/Brittany, food and drinks, news, restaurants, tips, travel and places, travel tip, weird

The sandwich invasion, not the underground transportation system.

Posted in food and drinks, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, photos

From newsweek: “This week brought the release of the new Michelin Red Guide, prompting foodies to run and see which

Posted in books/magazines, food and drinks, MOF Meilleur Ouvrier de France, news, paris, restaurants, reviews, tips, travel and places, travel tip, wine

From slashfilm: The confirmation comes from Upcoming Film Scores and the Disney folk they checked it out with: Daft Punk

Posted in travel and places

From newser: ” Seven French politicians, including President Nicolas Sarkozy, have received death threats accompanied by live ammunition, the Independent

Posted in news, politics

The squirrels are getting bolder, closer and more curious about who is leaving walnuts for them every day. Here’s Part

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, daily life, nature

Him: Hey! I was looking for you. Ground Beef? Me: Wha? … Oh. Dinner. Do you want burgers or some

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, language