Category Archives: Books

The Rabbi’s cat

Just obtained the 1st volume out of 9 from the author Joann Sfar. It is all about A rabbi’s cat learning to speak after he eats a parrot and asking to convert to Judaism. Fairly witty. I think I shall … Continue reading

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Cartoon time

Still working on my comic book and it takes me a long time to transform original pictures. But time I have, so no problem

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Richard or Frédéric

It is not clear what the diminutive Ric actually stands for Ric Hochet is a French-Belgian comic book series created by the scriptwriter A.-P. Duchâteau and the cartoonist Tibet, whose first volume was published in September 1963 by Le Lombard. … Continue reading

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Complete

When I purchased number 39 and latest published album a couple of weeks ago, I realised I was missing number 10 and number 35 in my collection. It is no longer the case since this morning. On top of that … Continue reading

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Le Griffon

The latest Asterix comic book is available since this morning in the shops all over France. It is number 39 and fits very well in my collection. I have of course read it immediately when I got home The release … Continue reading

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Buck Danny

I received yesterday the latest comic book available in the new series. I had an very enjoyable time reading it this afternoon till I realized it was the 1st part of 2 and I do not know when the second … Continue reading

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More comic books

Going through my lists of books “to get” I realised to my horror that I was missing the last 3 Buck Danny. I immediately logged on to the publishing company Dupuis‘s web site and ordered the missing items. They arrived … Continue reading

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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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