Tag Archives: France

Hot Takes and Sangfroid in the City of Light

An American expat in France on the Paris attacks of 13 November 2015. Continue reading




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American Car and Driver, French License

AS ADULTS, IT’S helpful to be reminded at regular intervals that we know almost nothing. My latest ineptitude prompt came as I faced—again, and in a foreign language­—questions like these: You are approaching a blind curve on a two-lane road. Do … Continue reading




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Light Sleepers

An American in France during the Bush years, Nathaniel Missildine awaits the birth of his child.




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The Naked Truth

Kate gets her kit off, and Alex Clark contemplates the beauty of the female form. As well as Vogue’s dictates that midriffs (bare) are in.




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