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Maison Callot Sœurs

Maison Callot Sœurs was opened in 1895 by four sisters: Marie Callot Gerber; Regina Callot Tennyson-Chantrell, and Joséphine Callot Crimont. Sœurs (sir) means “sisters” and I find it interesting that all of the sisters in the business were married, as … Continue reading

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Arriver après la bataille

I love mystery stories. One of the greatest writers of the genre is, of course Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His most famous creation, Sherlock Holmes, claimed to have French antecedents. In the story “The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter,” Holmes … Continue reading

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