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Les Musiciens du métro

As metro stations go, Châtelet is probably one of the worst. It is a dirty, busy labyrinth of a station. It is also one I regularly pass through on Tuesday evenings. Châtelet’s one saving grace at around 7pm on a Tuesday … Continue reading

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Tales of Dirty Bertie in Two Cities

Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City and Dirty Bertie, an English King Made in France are two books that examine the same period of history in very different ways. Both explore the development of … Continue reading

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Paris Introduces More ‘Anti-Car’ Measures

On Monday, it became compulsory for all motorised vehicles circulating in Paris to display the Crit’Air badge, which indicates pollution levels. Older vehicles with particularly high pollution levels don’t qualify for the badge, and are therefore forbidden. Others that qualify … Continue reading

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