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Paris, Shakespeare, and Lily

For the next several weeks, the editor will be gallivanting all over Morocco. Rather than give you, our Dear Readers, time off, she decided to climb into the WayBack Machine and pull out some favorite posts from long ago. 1,007 more words

Field Trips

Paris : English bookstores

I love to read and I end up collecting books in every city / town I live in. So when I moved to Paris, my biggest challenge was finding bookstores that sold books in a foreign language – English! 405 more words

Europe

Xenophobia

Day 24 of the #AtoZChallenge

Xenophobia

But first — eXultation, as in, the feeling I am going to have when this freaking #AtoZChallenge is over! 22 more words

TWO PARIS BOOKSTORES CALLED SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY

SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY: THE BOOKSTORE THAT KEEPS PROGRESSIVE LITERATURE ALIVE

This ramshackle bookstore in Paris has kept the beat of history. 

The store was the center of Anglo-American literary culture and… 2,823 more words

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Shakespeare and Co

Staying in the Latin Quarter, one cannot walk past and not drop into the Shakespeare and Co bookstore. Much has already been written about it so I only quote from what is written outside the shop on a blackboard that reminded me of my schooldays. 198 more words

Travel

You'll Be - Listening?

Growing up as a preacher’s kid in a small country church that was surrounded on all sides by dairy farms, I suppose it was rather unusual to have vivid memories of a radio broadcast, “Echoes of Faith,” being recorded from our Sunday evening services (choir, special music and all), but that was exactly what took place. 777 more words

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Weekend Coffee Share: A Poet in Paris.

“A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.”

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