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French poet Arthur Rimbaud was born on October 20, 1854 in the Ardennes region of north-eastern France. By the time he was my age, he’d already been dead for a decade. By the time he was my daughter’s age, he … Continue reading

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Recently, I wrote about Le Café de Flore and Le Petit Zinc in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood of Paris. Another big-name café is Les Deux Magots. A magot (magoh) is a slang term for a hoard of money. The name comes … Continue reading

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