Tag: paris

France’s November reflections

Several hundred people gathered in the courtyard of Les Invalides on Friday, November 27, 2015, to remember the 130 victims of the Paris attacks. I listened to live coverage on RMC. You could have heard a pin drop. There were…

Interpreting the Paris attack

2015 has hardly been the best year for France. No sooner had the Twelve Days of Christmas ended when the Kouachi brothers gunned down Charlie Hebdo editors and a policeman outside their offices before holding a printing plant owner hostage…

BBC Beyond the Paris Pale

The BBC have absolutely outdone themselves in the most nauseating fashion in the last 48 hours. They couldn’t even make it a week without deciding we need to be re-educated over the raw anger most of us feel about Paris.…