Confessions of a Francophile

My intense love for France is something I could never apologise for, much less explain. It just is. In moments when the topic comes up, it renders me vulnerable and exposed. There is no other topic which enlivens me more. The sheer desire drawing me to it sends my head in a spin to which, as a Francophile,… Read More Confessions of a Francophile

Magic at Midnight in Paris, with Woody Allen and Owen Wilson

It was a balmy Paris summer night.  My friend Marylene and I had just enjoyed the most exquisite afternoon sampling sumptuous treats at Angelina’s Salon du The, doing precisely what the Dauphine of France would have once recommended as the solution to all ills…. Eating Cake! This piece of advice tends to be my preferred one,… Read More Magic at Midnight in Paris, with Woody Allen and Owen Wilson