The Calais Farce Continues!

It amazes me how governments can be faced with an ever-growing crisis and yet do nothing but argue and whine without taking the necessary steps. The situation in Calais has gotten steadily worse as more and more migrants turn up there in the hope of getting to Britain, but neither government, not the French nor the British, are actually… 693 more words


Saturday smile

Shared with me by our neighbours Larry and Janell.

Have a great weekend.

This actually happened to an Englishman in France who was totally drunk. 152 more words


My Europe Tour | All I've Experienced

I’ve been back from my tour for a little over a week now, but I was jetted straight off to Nashville for the weekend just two days after I returned home so I didn’t really have time to make this post before now. 398 more words

Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades -- Manhunt underway

PARIS (AP) — Paris police officers opened fire on a car that tried to crash through barricades about eight hours before the final arrival of the Tour de France cycling race on Sunday, a police official said. 1,035 more words

A Cat's Story pt.2 (SL)

Imogen was a healthy, outdoors little cat. Our house in Vérargues was on the edge of the village; between us and the vineyards there was only a dirt track with a couple of rundown small holdings at the bottom. 1,339 more words

One head-ache the French and the Japanese may have in common

‘I am born in Paris.’  Of course, he should have said ‘I WAS born in Paris’, but he was a visibly non-French immigrant, but nonetheless pretending to be a Parisian in front of me, an Asian.  528 more words

Philosophy And Psychology

Man in custody in France for plotting church attack

An unidentified 24 year-old man in Paris, France, has been arrested after he called for an ambulance only for the French police to uncover “weapons, ammunition, and evidence of his plans to target churches” in his home. 242 more words

Charlie Hebdo