Daily Archives: June 4, 2007

In the knowedge not the know

Difficult to juggle, this “betwixt” thing: living somewhere between Tom Coryat, history, art, Google and now, is hard. What the “memory stick” brings is a frame; but the towns of the Loire are their own boxed-frame. Family-centred; day-time centred: here … Continue reading

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The Lady (and Man) Vanishes

During the siege of Paris in 1870/1 the enterprising fellows at Thomas Cook created war holidays: for a few pounds a train and a boat, and then…see where those communards fell. These days the insurance premiums would be too high, … Continue reading

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Moulins Roug-ish

And listening to Camille: try her. The best French singer around.

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Camille – Ta Douleur

This is the “hit”, but there is so much more.

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Family, not work

The Economist’s “Certain Ideas of Europe” blog, is good today on immigration. Go to the site to download a new report, sponsored by the Dutch temporary employment agency Randstad, “Mind the Gap.” “It makes some points that deserve to be … Continue reading

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NEVERS ON A SUNDAY (morning)

all the news is here, and here.

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Vive Les Mamans

Subway, St. Suplice The Voyage (to Maxim du Camp) “For children crazed with maps and prints and stamps –The universe can sate their appetite.How vast the world is by light of lamps,But in the eyes of memory how slight! One … Continue reading

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From the "everywhere has somebody" theory: Bernadette – Saint of Lourdes (and Nevers)

Tom would have liked You Tube

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France Vs Ukraine – 2nd June 2007 Anelka Goal

That Anelka goal, just because

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