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My Lingerie course begins next week

Starting next week, I will be writing about my experiences studying a lingerie intensive course in French. 


An Exquisite Film For Friday ~ Claire Pettibone For An Elegant French Bride And Her 1930s Inspired Wedding

We’;re sharing just two posts right now – everybody is settling in to holiday period mode, so we’;re keeping it simple.  Our final post for nowadays is 1 of the most beautiful wedding films I have ever soon.  17 more words

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Ever heard about the artist J.A.C.K ?
-No? Well it’s about time that you get to know one of the most creative electronic producers/DJs in the game right now. 117 more words

Emily L., Marguerite Duras

‘We look at them: these people, suddenly here in front of us. They come from so far away, an immeasurable distance. And they’re at the end of the last voyage, the end of life.

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Alsatian Tarte Flambée

Not quite sure what to cook today. So I quickly baked an Alsatian Tarte Flambée or Flammkuchen as it is also called with some bacon, cream, some cheese, peppers and, of course, onions. 49 more words


Oeufs en Cocotte - Eggs in a pot

Ingredients for 2 persons:

  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 to 4 medium size mushrooms
  • 1 shallot, or some onion, or 1 clove garlic…
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Pietr the Latvian by Georges Simenon (Translated from the French by David Bellos)

I was hoping to read one Maigret novel a month; read them all, though it would take over six years to do.   It may not come to pass.

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