Category Archives: Books

Swallows flying low

The weather forecast predicted rain and wind, the swallows are flying very low, which is a sure sign of bad weather and yet I am sitting in the sun with my after lunch espresso and a glass of red wine. … Continue reading

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More books to read

Walked into town this afternoon to get a couple of books on my wanted list. Although Marseille is in my heart, I was born in Paris Note from the author Paris, my city, I have seen it change at the … Continue reading

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Disappointing

Finished the book I bought a couple of days ago. Nothing to rave about. 🇬🇧 I didn’t like it and I admit I skipped a few pages. Most of the book refers to old age illnesses, experienced or feared.It is … Continue reading

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Something to read

Over the past few days I had no problems reading the book from Florence which I went through in one go non-stop. But then again I have always like real life stories about the sea and sailing. This one, although … Continue reading

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Hot from the press

Just walked into town to pick up from the bookshop the book I had ordered. Am looking forward to read it. Florence Arthaud, nicknamed “the little fiancée of the Atlantic”, born on 28 October 1957 in Boulogne-Billancourt and died on … Continue reading

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Books

Am in a reading mood. I downloaded for an exorbitant 0,99€ the complete works of M. Jean de la Fontaine. Only 2030 pages to go

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Comic books

I have already finished the “BDs” (Bandes Dessinées – Comic strips) I picked up last week in my favorite comic book shop in town. Time to prepare a new list to be ordered I guess. Keep reading

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Asterix lives on

    The cartoonist Albert Uderzo, creator with René Goscinny of the Asterix character, died this Tuesday 24 March at the age of 92. Nothing to do with the Corona Virus. For those of us who grew up with Asterix … Continue reading

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New comic strips

Received last evening an email from Margaux from Bulles & Cie saying that my last order has arrived. This morning after the market I stopped by the shop to pick up the books.     24 Heures du Mans Les … Continue reading

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New comic strips

Went to pick up my next load of comic strips. 24 Heures du Mans: I am now only missing one album to complete the series. Blake and Mortimer: I now have all 26 (+1 Special edition) albums. Number 26 actually … Continue reading

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