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This week saw Joe Cocker pass to another world following his fight with lung cancer. It felt as if a life long friend had left me, though I have never seen Joe Cocker in concert or even followed his carreer. He has just always been there. It was on a...

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The four letter word is not LOVE but FRAC. I don't know how I have been able to ignore those letters for so long but until recently I had no idea what they meant: Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporains (Regional Modern Art Foundations). Jacques Lang, the...

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After a day out cycling and hiking in the Sainte Baume near Aubagne with my bike buddies we arrived after darkness at the small priory St Jean du Garguier. Evening mass was about to begin, so we quickly locked our bicycles together and entered the priory...

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Yesterday when I was racing through Marseille with my bike boys I got glimpses of places that I would love to explore further. One of these places was Le Canet, a former industrial area where oïl and soap manufacturers had their production. After some...

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With the association Collectif Vélo en Ville I have since 6 months been exploring parts of Marseille that I had only heard of. Today we went to Saint Just, Merlan and Chutes-Lavie where a surprise waited for us at the end of a narrow street behind a gate....

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