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Paris November 2015 – Victor Hugo & “La Vie en Rose”…

As I write from this little flat in Paris, the sounds of intermittent police or ambulance sirens break into the usual flow of general outside traffic and it’s hard to quell that instant “what if?” thought. It’s a normal morning, … Continue reading

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“Teatime in Paris: A Walk Through Easy French Pâtisserie Recipes” by Jill Colonna (2015) – book review

Well, what a turn out for the books! Bit of a departure from the norm for me, but simply too good to resist… Found myself by sheer coincidence in just the right place at the right time last week: took … Continue reading

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“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr (2014) – book review

“No two persons ever read the same book.” Emily St. John Mandel quoted Edmund Wilson at the recent book reading at Shakespeare and Company, in reference to her “Station Eleven” narration, and this book is perhaps the perfect example of … Continue reading

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