Category Archives: Movies

Five on Friday 8

It’s been a hot week here in France! Nothing makes you appreciate air conditionning quite like the lack of it. As I’m typing this, a cool breeze is coming through the window, and I’m very grateful. Here are my francophile … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 7

  This morning, the news from Nice was profoundly sad. Here, in Paris, the sun is shining brightly and it’s a simply beautiful day. It’s hard to imagine that France has once again been the victim of senseless violence. I … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 4

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – A couple of weeks ago, we headed over to Hartford, Connecticut to the Wadsworth Atheneum. The oldest public art museum in America recently re-opened after a major face-lift. I had wanted to see the fashion … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 3

  Peabody Essex Museum – Salem, Massachusetts is a funny town. There are great antique shops next to purveyors of witch-kitsch and lovely dockside restaurants next to people who are willing to sell you a magic potion. We’ve had luck antiquing … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 2

Well, the verdict on the new format was positive, so here we go again with a round-up of francophile recommendations: Artist makes the Louvre Pyramid disappear – I am looking forward to seeing this when I get to Paris in … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 1

I have to confess, I’ve been feeling a little ambivalent lately about continuing the blog.  I thought I would experiment with a different format for the summer to shake things up a bit. One post a week will be the … Continue reading

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Une prime

As I mentioned in my last post, a cold laid me low for a bit and I took refuge each evening in watching movies on Netflix. Another film that I quite liked was Deux Jours, Une Nuit (Two Days, One Night), starring … Continue reading

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