Links tagged with “france”
Adam Shatz · Beyond Borders: Adolfo Kaminsky’s Forgeries · LRB 16 February 2023
On the forger for the French Resistance and many anti-colonial struggles. Quite a life.
What’s It Like to Stage in a Michelin-Starred Restaurant in France - Eater
I do enjoy reading about restaurant kitchens (and the workings of restaurants generally). (via FaveJet)
The Early Days of a Better Nation
Mainly for Régis Debray’s gloomy description of May 1968, written in 1979: “We had to imagine ourselves as Chinese, in order to become Californians.”
Grenoble bans street ads, to replace billboards with trees — RT News
More of this please. (via @agpublic)
Why French Parents Are Superior by Pamela Druckerman - WSJ.com
This crazy “French method” of parenting… isn’t it also known as “common sense”? if this is supposed to be eye-opening I now understand why so many small kids seem to do whatever they like. (via Kottke)
French expats to get their own MPs | World news | The Guardian
That’s interesting, dividing the world outside France into 11 constituencies, with an MP for each representing French expats living there.
Twitter / novelsin3lines
I’m very much enjoying the 1906 French news summaries by Félix Fénéon (and not just because I wrote it up as an idea myself a while back). Lovely writing.
Amazing navigable maps of French citiy streets with photos of each building and position
Doesn’t seem to work on Macs