Impressions

Sometimes we set aside the practical and the informative to provide personal impressions, stories, vignettes, editorials, commentary, poems, photographic oddities and other eclectic, original material.

The U.S. Presidential Election and the American Overseas Voter

Paris, Oct. 27. Editorial on the upcoming American presidential election from the perspective of overseas voters.

Republicans, Democrats and the Politics of Vision in Paris

A Paris vignette about vision and politics, about elections in France and the United States, with a glimpse of London and Berlin, Democrats and Republicans and Socialists and Conservatives, an encounter with a beautiful woman and her baby, and curious conversations with an ophthalmologist and his receptionist.

The American apology: “Sorry for trying to be perfect”

Every culture has a way of offering a public apology while keeping their fingers crossed. The American way, the Hewlett-Packard example...

Winter in Paris: Does size matter on the ice canal?

Winter in Paris: As ice forms on the Canal Saint Martin photographers take to the bridges and cobblestones and snowy edges.

Dance of the Vigils: Fondation Cartier Surveils 30 Years of Art Collection

Questions of the art of surveillance and the surveillance of art are delightfully and profoundly explored at the 30th anniversary exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris’s 14th arrondissement that runs through September 21, 2014.

Sarah’s Key, an interview with film director Gilles Paquet Brenner

Young French director Gilles Paquet-Brenner reflects on his latest film, Sarah’s Key, in an interview conducted by Daniele Thomas Easton on the occasion of...

Music video: She Walked Along the River (The T-Shirt Song)

France Revisited is thrilled to announce the release of our first travel music video, She Walked Along the River (The T-Shirt Song). The song (Rated-R)...

A Man’s Home May Not Be His Chateau: From Versailles to Vincennes

Château can be lazily translated as castle, but a traveler in France soon learns that there are many types of chateaux and not all are castles.

My French Life, the Interview

Dec. 2011. Some much appreciated recognition came knocking at my screen this month, one via from California, the other via Melbourne, Australia. First the California-based North...

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