THIS BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE IS TOO, TOO BLACK FOR FRANCE

October 31, 2012

Tags: racism in france, think like a man, steve harvey, tom story, tyler perry, expat blogs, black expat blogs, black women in europe

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Think Like A Man is an American movie, directed by Tom Story which earned over 80 million dollars in the US box offices this Spring. It is a movie based on a relationship book by the author Steve Harvey, titled, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man”.

I read it a while ago. It’ (more…)

SO...WHAT'S THE PUNCHLINE?

October 31, 2012

Tags: DSK, depardieu, affaire strauss kahn

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AFFAIRE DSK: PERSONNE NE VEUT FINANCER LE FILM AVEC DEPARDIEU ET ADJANI (Affaire Dominique Strauss Kahn: No one wants to finance the film starring Depardieu and Adjani)



"L’affaire DSK au cinéma, ce ne sera vraisemblablement pas pour tout de suite : d’après leParisien, aucune chaîne de télévision et (more…)

DIVVYING UP THE PEACE PRIZE MONEY

October 21, 2012

Tags: eu, nobel prize, delorys welch tyson

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Flash:

The 27 Member European Unions plans to divide the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Prize money equally!

"The Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 is approximately 1.16 million Euros."

In other words:
1,160,000 divided by 27 = approximately 42,962 euros...
which is approximately my monthly grocery budget in France!


« DIVIDE ET IMPERA »
Diviser pour régner.
Divide and Conquer

Bye bye for now!

MY THRILLING MOMENT

October 21, 2012

Tags: orit ben haim, delorys welch tyson, the NY public library, gingersnaps a novel

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The last time I rode a NYC subway was 14 years ago before we moved to France. Even though people have told me about "sightings" of people reading my novels on subways, busses on various rail road lines, I have never personally had the priviledge to witnessed this.

Two months ago, this young lady was (more…)

OBAMA 2012

October 18, 2012

Tags: obama, president obama 2012

WHY CHANGE HORSES IN MIDSTREAM?

WITH WHOM WILL THEY SHARE THE NOBEL PRIZE MONEY

October 14, 2012

Tags: obama nobel prize, eu nobel prize, nobel prize 2012, delorys welch tyson, expat blogs

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The reason I have been absent for a while from this blog sphere is quite simple.

I have been angry, tired, numb and plain pissed off.

To quote the American author, Terry McMillan, "It's hard to write when you're angry or numb. It's hard to do anything when you're angry or numb".*

(*Getting to (more…)