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Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, Those days of soda and pretzels and ...

… Lobsters

This panorama of an often over-heated summer has to begin (as did those summer months) with ‘Lobstergate’. Those lazy, hazy, crazy days were off and away with a marginally overcooked story about lobsters and Parliamentary… 3,944 more words

Gilets Jaunes

French Letter

 Stealth taxes going up, French gdp going down, a broadening opposition to EU globalist trade deals, and a rival across the Channel showing no sign of bending to the will of the ‘Vrai Dur’ in the Elysée Palace. 653 more words

Emmanuel Macron

Police Brutality in France and the Yellow Vests

On the weekend there was a protest by French people against police brutality in France. According to RT Russian:

The protest took place towards the third anniversary of the death of Adama Traore, who died in 2016 in a police station.

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Yellow Vests

Needs Must When the Devil Drives

Sardines, anyone?

A problem requiring a quick solution saw me on a plane for Spain – via the U.S.A. and their dreaded airports. I had sworn never to darken their doors again after my last experience some years ago, but needs must when the devil drives. 1,483 more words

Analysis: Petrol prices around the world in 2019

By Jamie Roberts

Petrol is an expense which many people must factor into their weekly budgets, and the fuel industry has maintained a constant upward gradient as the car market continues to grow. 821 more words


Democracy - Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. 149 more words

Sound Bite Fiction

Happy Bastille Day to All my French Compatriots!

Today France celebrates Bastille Day. On 14 July 1789 the people of Paris stormed the Bastille, a fortress prison that held political prisoners jailed by the Royal Government of Louis XVI. 137 more words