Monthly Archives: February 2007

point de vue paris

Oink oink oink for l’Annee du Cochon!  Long live Wilbur!  In China itself there may be some problems: a planet-threatening tsunami of babies, clandestinely conceived this year in order to take advantage of the luxurious auspices.  Also, worries about offending the muslim populations with too much joyful piggery.  But in Paris, home to perhaps 20,000 […]

point de vue paris

A FEW WEEKS AGO the radio warned of a ‘tempete’ over all of Europe.  In fact bad things happened elsewhere, power failures and fatalities, but as in the riots of ’05 Paris appeared immune, a city in a bubble.  I walked & metroed over to the musee d’orsay.  The wind was simply wind.  Day very […]