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Post Card From Cherbourg

Just a quick hello from the northernmost reaches of France, where everyone smiles and wears hats just like this....

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3quarksdaily: The Accidental Parisian: A Conversation with David Downie

Great wide-ranging interview with the author of Paris, Paris: A Journey Into the City of Light. What most sparked my interest was his...

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Still life with mannequin and wine bottle

Have you ever seen a mannequin with tan lines? Seen in ‘Allo Robert’ in Menton, France, currently my favorite antique/junk shop...

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Wilde Tomb

I was in Paris for five days last week – mostly work, little play – but did make the time to finally visit Père Lachaise, the...

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Dig it! Paris Considering ban on SUVs

  An idea that needs to spread throughout Europe. Although given Slovenia’s collective car fetish, I can’t imagine anyone...

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Magnum Gallery Opens in Saint Germain des Prés

Via Artdaily: On Friday, Magnum, the legendary photo collective founded by Henri Cartier Bresson, Robert Capa and others, will opened a...

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July pic(k)s

I felt like singing Free Bird when I spotted this sculpture on the back of a building on the Rue Guilleminot in Paris. My absolute favorite...

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‘A Moveable Feast’, menu revised

Sticking with the Paris theme: Should publishers significantly rework new editions, in this case the ‘restored’ version of the...

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SAS strike in Paris

Stumbled onto this on my way out on Sunday evening (19-Jul) at about 7 pm, striking SAS workers at De Gaulle’s Terminal 1. Day 4....

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Empty Prayer, Empty Mouths

No, this has nothing to do with McCain-Palin. Here’s a silver anniversary memento I’m looking forward to: a remastered two-CD...

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30 Second Cheap hotel Advisor – Paris

Hotel De La Paix 19, rue du Gros Caillou – 75007 Paris I liked this place! Located on a pleasant and quiet street in an otherwise...

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French baggage

More organizing — here are a few bottles from a recent trip to Paris, and again seeking thoughts, experiences etc. – Pierre...

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Gadling pic of the day

reaching out, originally uploaded by pirano. Another Gadling Photo of the Day. I liked this one too. And I really liked those pants. Anyone...

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Lest we forget.

Lest we forget indeed. Today marks the fourth anniversary of a profound day in recent U.S. political history, one that clearly illustrated...

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gates of hell – February pic picks

February begain with the tail end of a brief visit to Vienna, and included a r/t train trip to Paris, where I found myself standing before...

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Nude Beaches and Fruit Cocktail Bombers: piran café’s Top Trips of 2005

A couple nights ago I got together with a few colleagues for a belated New Year celebration, and over a few bottles of wine and shots of...

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