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…)

Is Immitation Truly Flattery? Or Not!

December 30, 2011

Tags: jewish holidays, kwanza, menorah, kinara, delorys welch tyson, gingersnaps:a novel, black expat blogs, expat blogs

Menorah
Charles Caleb Colton (1782-1832) was an English cleric, author and art collector who was also well known for his eccentricities. The quote, “Immitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” has been attributed to this gentleman.

The menorah is described in the Bible as the seven-branched ancient lampstand made of gold and used in the (more…)

The Occupy Wall Street Movement

November 6, 2011

Tags: wall street, occupy wall street movement, expat blogs, black expat blogs

Being far, far away and all, in France, surrounded by EU madness, I am completely baffled by what this Wall Street Movement is really about.

I’ve been wondering, though, if perhaps this brochure, from the Wall Street Language Institute, may be at the heart of the matter?






Really…they gave me this!