LA Tour…

The Eiffel tower was never meant to last. Built by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 for the Universal Expo, as a testimony of French state-of-the-art (then) technology, it was supposed to be torn down at the end of the Expo. Most parisians then deemed it ugly. Little did they know. It is the second most visited…

Richard Anthony. 1938-2015.

Richard Anthony died a few days ago at the relatively young – by today’s standards – age of 77. To the vast majority of my english-speaking readers, his name will ring no bell. He was one of the “yéyé” idols of the sixties. His music and songs were mainly adaptations of english or american hits…