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Les calanques de Marseilles, Cassis and La Ciotat: one of France's natural wonders

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In the last days of May we went on a road trip down to the south of France. 852 more words


A Canary for One, by Ernest Hemingway

This story has always seemed to me like a textbook example of Ernest Hemingway’s “iceberg theory” of literature. Hemingway described his approach to writing as follows in his book… 117 more words


shells & sand & sea.

It was a rainy morning in Paris when we packed up our bags, savored one last, most flaky croissant and made our way to Gare de Lyon.  272 more words

"Tea & Happy Things"

Chapter 1: Europe, Part three: Je t'aime ... moi non plus

Having completed our crusade of the Basque country we headed for the two French rival cities of Marseilles, city famous for its fish soup and Edmond Dantes, and Paris famous for, well, being very french. 453 more words

Bill Viola

Sea Urchins

We were strolling along the promenade in Marseilles. It was a crisp and clear winters day. We were starving and eagerly peering at every menu of the countless delis, restaurants and coffee shops lining the beachfront. 499 more words

fields of lavenders v.2

14 July 2014, 0805hrs

France hasn’t been quite as scenic as Switzerland, and the cityscapes of Marseilles and Aix-en-Provence haven’t matched up to that of London’s. 371 more words


Bar de la Marine

13 July 2014, 0659hrs

On top of an unassuming automatic door at Basel SBB read “FRANCE”. I passed through it before I could snap a photo, and then, just like that, I was in France. 322 more words