Fougasse – sortof

Fougasse – sortof

Christmas Day, and my brother wants me to watch his new DVD, excited \i agree. – could it be a new scifi film, or an obscure but brilliant history or science documentary he has discovered, or something equally as edifying?

French film Night

French film Night

I watched “Father of my Children” last night, which was superb and very French – lots of chat, and not much action, but afterwards it leaves you thinking about life, and choices and all that kind of stuff. One of the (unpleasant) characters seems to...

Wedding photos

How do the British rate at weddings? Greeks smash plates, jews of any nationality smash glasses, the British wear hats and get smashed. The French probably wear hats as well and look stunning. But the British wear hats as if they are handcuffs. They wear hats that...

If I was French…

…would I be a different person? Or if I was Polish and born and brought up in Poland? My formative years would have been under a Stalinist Government – would that have had an impact on my views, my nature? I imagine I would have lived among the kind of...