Advice to Editors

April 28, 2011

Tags: writing, wrting quote, writing in france, delorys welch tyso, life in france

"It's a damn good story. If you have any comments, write them on the back of a check."
~Erle Stanley Gardner

A Bright Light During Stressful TImes

April 27, 2011

Tags: Pascale Digeaux, black expats, the Prince of Monaco, Charlene Wittstock, Cecile deMassy, The Ladies Lunch Monaco, charitable organizationss in france, delorys welch-tyson

(Baroness Cecile DeMassy founder of Ladies Lunch Association d’Aide à l’Enfance et à l’Adolescence, Monaco, accompanied by ,left to right) Charlene Wittstock, future Pricess of Monaco, Prince Albert of Monaco, Baroness Cecile DeMassy, Mme. Celina deLafuente de Lavotha) Photo by: Pascale Digeaux

an interview by Delorys Welch-Tyson with Baroness Cecile DeMassy, Founder of Ladies Lunch Monaco



“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt


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Transference Is the Reason

April 19, 2011

Tags: marilyn davenport, racist politicians, mental illness, racism in america, simias images of the president

Why is something like this circulating? It’s not as if I’m lacking in a sense of humor; it’s just that I don’t understand the basis of this joke.

During my University years, I had a number of Caucasian roommates who never ceased to be amazed and ultimately expressed various forms (more…)

The Secret to Good Writing

April 13, 2011

Tags: writing tips; delorys welchtyson, edward albee, american authors in New York, black expat authors in france

"You gotta have swine to show you where the truffles are."
~Edward Albee, playwrite

The Chic of French Women?!?

April 9, 2011

Tags: frech chic, fashion, haute couture, fashions statements, aging gracefully

Ask any French Woman and she will most likely tell you that of all the world’s women, Italian (ie: Sophia Loren) and Black American (ie: Tina Turner) women are the most chic and age the most gracefully. I can attest to this having lived in France for over a decade.

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