Category Archives: PARIS

Hangover Ratings

Bastille Day is a French drinking holiday. The French word for hang-over is ‘gueule de bois’. In Thai it is ‘hang’. If I spoke to Caesar, I’d say that I was ‘crapula’ which is Latin for fucked up the day after, but no one put it better than Kingsley Amis, who once said, “I had […]

Bastille Day Beauties

Candida en Corse. Chez Gabby. Karinne de Aix en Provence. Katie 1984. / Mirabelle Le Bad. We’ll always have Paris.

Bastille Day 1789

2 July 1789 The Bastille – Paris The Marquis De Sade was in the stone fortress on charges of perversion. In the afternoon a prisoner cried from his window. “Ils tuent les prisonniers.” The guards subdued the inmate, but his words sparked a smoldering rumor and the rumor spread through the poor neighborhood awaiting a […]

Trans Europe Express 1980s Paris Bruxelles

1985 Paris The Trans Europe Express Out of Gare du Nord Two hours plus To Bruxelles Moi et Christine Blonde Swedish singer A good laugh A friend Nothing more Nothing less Nous deux A Bruxelles. To record a 45 ‘Take Me Higher’. Train leaves the station Northbound Paris left behind Clackety-clack-clack Picking up speed Soon […]

A Life Worth Living- Francoise Hardy

“If there were no Frenchwomen, life wouldn’t be worth living.” Friedrich Engels Francoise Hardy Eternity-1944-2024-Eternity “I never get bored. There isn’t enough time in the day for me.” FH