Tag Archives: strike

Sometimes it takes three

Three. That’s the number of times D and I passed through border control at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport in 24 hours.  I think that this could only happen in France.  Here’s how… Air France currently operates only one flight daily from Paris to Toronto: flight AF356.  That flight usually leaves Paris around 2 pm CET and arrives […]

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You know you’re in France when…

Certain things probably spring to mind when you think of France.  Baguettes,  pains au chocolat and yummy pastries  Pompidou and de Gaulle.  The Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.  Wine and cheese. Ask a français or an expat and they would probably add:  le mouvement social(aka the strike).  It’s a popular activity among the French.  Love […]

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Nice: blue skies and money trees

In the spirit of walking and getting out, D and I headed out again on Monday night.  We walked to the port again but this time we had the big camera with us.  Usually D allows me to “play” with this camera but he had ideas in mind.  I was relegated to being his assistant, […]

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