Tag: France

  • Food! Glorious Food!

    Food! Glorious Food!

    ITALY  What is a holiday in Italy or France without food? Resisting was futile. Good food should be enjoyed! The diet got tossed out the window. Give in to temptation if it tastes good. I guessed I sinned a lot. How many Hail Marys will I have to say is a guess. While traveling around […]

  • A Denial State of Affairs

    A Denial State of Affairs

    There is a visceral disapproval to Donald Trump on the world stage. The US President gets people in emotional state. Whenever I meet friends the is a comment about his policy or what he says. The man in the White House is a piece of work, an entitled vestige of the upper one percent class […]

  • The Yellow Vests, Paris

    There is always a protest in Paris. Many times while I was in capital something stopped because of industrial action. Protesting is a part of the culture, a counter balance to the power structure.  The Yellow Vest protest in Paris and throughout France is movement against a new gas tax from Macron.  I stood in […]

  • The latest news about the Cannes Film Festival from France 24

    The 2017 Cannes Film Festival line-up has been announced, read the feature from France 24. http://www.france24.com/en/20170413-france-culture-cannes-film-festival-palme-dor-nominees-coppola-haneke-hazanavicius    


    MIPTV April 2017 Dramas and Virtual Reality are dominating the television landscape at the world’s biggest television fair in Cannes.   Is there another Downton Abbey or Game of Thrones on the horizon?  A program from Germany has caught the eye of fair, Berlin Babylon, a period crime, mystery period piece set in the Wilmar Republic […]

  • Black and Paper Christmas List Piper-Heidsieck

    Black and Paper Christmas List Piper-Heidsieck

    Founded in 1785, Champagne House Piper-Heidsieck has been the chosen drink of emperors and imperial courts.  18th century Champagne production techniques  handed down from generation to generation. A bottle of Cuvee Sublime is ideal with Chocolate. Piper-Heidsick Christmas Collection are: Essential Cuvee Brut, Curvee Brut, Rose Sauvage, and Curvee Sublime. Piper-Heidsieck is available in fine […]

  • Paris Fashion Week from France 24

    Paris Fashion Week from France 24

  • Shooting Stars Berlinale 2016

    Shooting Stars Berlinale 2016

    European Shooting Stars 2016 at the Berlinale 10 young actors were chosen from across the continent for the 19th edition of the European Initiative. Martha Martha Canga Antonio is from Belgium. She debuted in first film BLACK in 2015. Why did you become actress? I was 15 years old. I read there was an audition […]

  • Chocolat from Alain Ducasse

    Le Chocolat from Alain Ducasse in Galeries Lafayette Ducasse’s Chocolates are available in three families: praline, truffles, and ganaches. Each has their own texture and taste. We sampled the different chocolates while learning the narrative of how chocolate is made including the six step from bean selection to molding. Beans from a particular location or […]

  • Paris in the Eye of the Storm

    Paris in the Eye of the Storm

    Every great city has traumas but what makes a city great is how it manages to absorb the traumas, pick itself up, and then continue.   What can I write that has not already been written about the Paris Attacks, a terrible chapter in the history to add its history. Shocking! Numbing! Horrified! But the Latin […]