Last call. Dernière heure. French. Election. Française

For English press 1. If that doesn’t work (and it won’t) just scroll down to the English version. Please. 🙂 Version Française Ben, j’avions voté. Ma Doué, comme eut dit ma grand-mère Gallo de Piré-sur-Seiche (Ille-et-Villaine). Comme je le disais dans mon “post” précédent, aux Amériques on a voté Samedi. Beaucoup de monde. Une heure…

Paris Time Patrol Number Cinq

Our fearless team of Time Travelers have gone back to Paris-1964 to investigate whether it was possible to modify the parameters of next Sunday’s Presidential election. The fisherman under the Pont-Neuf said: “Pas moyen. Ce pays est ingouvernable.” No dice. This country is impossible to govern. 😦 (You can see the Pont des Arts and…

Fair stood the wind for France*

This coming Sunday, April 23rd, the French will vote for the Presidential election. Us Frogs who live in the Americas will vote on Saturday to allow for the time difference. You might say: “What’s it to me? I ain’t French and I don’t live in France.” A legitimate point, but wrong. This coming election may…

Time Patrol. WWII or III?

Another rabid dog has rammed his lorry, truck, whatever, into a crowd of passersby. Dead? Several? Injured? More? Where? Stockholm. I searched my memory. Was Sweden a colonial power? No. Involved in slavery? Probably not. Crimes of war? No. Well, some of their descendants conquered England in 1066, but I’m sure there is a statute…

Pot-pourri 40. Feelings.

“What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.” Salvador Dali. Tlalpan. 2017. Yawn… Avenida Renato Leduc. Mexico. Inviting. At a local café. “OMG”, said the stork. 7.5 Billion humans? 😦 “Dancin’ in the street.   Science and Reason shall prevail. (I hope.) Ptolomeo (Ptolemy) and Copernicus. National Autonomous University of Mexico. UNAM. 2017.…

Paris Time patrol numéro four.

The photographer has just passed through the Egyptian section on the first floor of the Louvre. He is now facing the Pont des Arts passerelle or boardwalk. The iron-wrought balcony and the wing date back to Louis XIV, late 17th century. Le Pont des arts was built under Napoleon, around 1802. The “Institut” in the…