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A Short Guide to French Music {day six}

A Short Guide to French Music {day six}

I’ve talked before about my mostly but not quite hate-affair with French music. Let’s be honest, it doesn’t exactly have a great reputation around the world. Music doesn’t come up in the top 5 ‘best things about France’, and that is mostly, in my opinion, because  the French language doesn’t lend itself to simple lyrics, […]

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French music isn’t all bad

French music isn’t all bad

Photo by Louis Pellissier via unsplash.com Disclaimer: The following post addresses some of the problems with French music in very broad terms. It is not meant as an attack on all French music or specific individuals so everybody take a deep breath and calm down before telling me that I don’t know what I’m talking about. Not all […]

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Top 5 songs I grew up with – or how I ho

Top 5 songs I grew up with – or how I horrify the world in one post

Kate at Kate Takes 5 has set us quite a task with her new Listography entry; a particularly difficult one for me because my early days memory is shockingly bad (as in, I remember almost nothing, something about which psychiatrists would probably have a field day) and also because the music I grew up with […]

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Holiday Ongoing…

Holiday Ongoing…

I’ve been meaning to post something whilst on holiday in France and have completely failed in the attempt. I’ve been too busy doing nothing. So let’s do it short and sweet with a list, whilst I am still motivated: Holidays in France – The Heat! Apparently, the last two weeks of intense heat are the first […]

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