Monthly Archives: February 2008

point de vue Paris / Algerie, mon amour

Reaching back to mid-December, for a moment worth noting. On a cold sunday afternoon, thanks to my writer-friend michel g. who had tix but a book-signing elsewhere, i found my way to an invite-only, free movie screening hosted by the mairie of the 11th arrondissement.  Out near pere lachaise cemetery, in a social center hidden […]

point de vue Paris / consuming carla

LA NOSTALGIE DU BOUT?  The municipal gardeners are hard at work trashing bedraggled remnants of the holidays, while the semi-annual sales hysteria has calmed down to a few pairs of outlandish shoes in barren shop windows.  Yesterday was Ash Wednesday: to dust we will return. Did President Sarkozy, recently on a campaign to return Catholicism […]