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I would have preferred the less romantic Danish title which reads in translation "The bald Hairdresser", but this film has been launched outside Denmark as "Love is all you need". The review in Le Monde was excellent (link), but even if the reviews had...

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Tag(s) : #Away from Paris

They were both French and born in the 19th century. They loved art, they collected art, and they produced art, but they were worlds apart. There are currently exhibitions about them in Paris, and today I decided to compare how differently these men saw...

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Tag(s) : #Living in Paris

I saw surprise, fear and defiance in his eyes, but perhaps it was just a mirror of my own feelings. On this cold Saturday morning I had surprised a hooded teenager digging out a bag from beneath a bush in the public garden. He had caught my attention...

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Tag(s) : #Living in Paris

Come December and a veritable Parisian will take a walk on the Champs Elysée to look at the end of year illuminations. It is of course breathtaking to be standing on this famous artery looking at the Arche de Triomphe through colourful lights whilst a...

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Tag(s) : #Living in Paris

There was a time when only the sky was the limit. Then some time after we turned 35 we suddenly realised that the limit was far closer to home than we had at first assumed. Our great-grandparents mostly came from rural areas, and though they were not...

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Tag(s) : #Living in Paris