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I speed-dated a European

With most of Germany being on holiday, my work schedule is pretty light at the moment. As a result, I’m spending much more time than I should scrolling through my Facebook feed. 911 more words


Reflections on Macromania

Admiring Jupiter — the king of gods — is perhaps a little like admiring the Paris of Baron Haussmann. One can marvel at the length and openness of Haussmann’s boulevards as readily as at the sumptuous façades that loom aloof above them. 1,829 more words

La Haine (1995)

La Haine – IMDb 223/250

As I continue you my painfully slow process of watching the top 250 films on IMDb as of June 2015 (2 years I have been doing this…. 740 more words

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France's Globalisation Reluctance

France’s difficulty accepting the ever-growing phenomenon globalisation is hardly a hidden facet of France’s political outlook, yet it found itself well and truly brought to the fore during the 2017 Presidential election campaign. 1,100 more words

Books for the head-scratching political situation of the moment.

^ These guys are really the pinnacle of the downtrodden Trump was appealing to, right?Oh the calls to return to the “good old days” that are happening everywhere. 393 more words


Series 1 - Raay 2

Burkini, Bikini, Burqa, Bur-huh?

It saddens me to know that today the ‘burq-kini’ has been banned in France of all places. Little did I know that the covering of someone’s face or body in this case would intimidate someone so much one day that stripping in public was the way to eradicate this fear. 644 more words