Category Archives: philosophy

A Good Argument

Debates at the Sorbonne How do you fancy going back to university to listen to people arguing all day? No? Ok, let me put it another way… What about a series of debates on contemporary philosophical topics, held in one of … Continue reading

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The Romance of Exile

The other day I was given a jellyfish compliment. He said “Tu parles vachement bien français…mais tu parles comme un mec.”  (good French but you talk like a guy) …and I thought F*** you. I’ve done pretty damn good to … Continue reading

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Chez Quan/ Le drapeau de la fidélité 75015

I went for a drink with a friend on Monday evening and she told me about a restaurant that I knew I had to write about as soon as she paused for breath. I haven’t been there yet, but I already … Continue reading

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