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The Sunday Slideshow: Bercy & the BNF

On an impromptu expedition to Le Petit Bain (a great boat bar in Bercy with lots of live gigs), my Yorkshire Friend and I were embroiled in a mission to find a Velib station with room for two.  115 more words

Paris

Literary forest

During the weekend of the 1st of June was the “Rendez-vous aux jardins“, an annual festival in public (and occasionally private) gardens around the country. 604 more words

Paris

Summer 1914: an exhibition

While in Paris last month I had the chance to visit the splendid exhibition at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, on ‘Summer 1914’ (Été 14), which reflects on the First World War, as do so many other events and exhibitions at the moment. 378 more words