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The Foreign Desk

From friends abroad, the South of France, Paris, Dublin, Australia, Israel

Ric Erickson in the South of France –

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 – Kingdom of Anchovies

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 – What Was That?

Thursday, January 29, 2009 – Perpignan Is Okay

Sunday, February 22, 2009 – Bugs in Paradise

Saturday, May 16, 2009 – The Whole World

Monday, June 1, 2009 – In the Hills

Friday, June 19, 2009 – Sunset in France

Monday, June 22, 2009 – Not Hollywood (the Fête de la Musique)

Sunday, July 5, 2009 – Fisher Fete (the Fête des Pêcheurs in Port Vendres)

Saturday, July 11, 2009 – Here Comes, Here Comes, Here Comes – There Goes, the Tour de France

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 – Bastille Day in the South of France

November 8, 2009 – Art Deco South (the former Belvédère du Rayon Vert hotel in Cerbère, France)

March 10, 2010 – Mediterranean Snow (a rare snowstorm in the South of France)

Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor and publisher of MetropoleParis, provided notes from Paris, with photos.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 – Paris Sunshine

Saturday, October 4, 2008 – Nuit Blanche Plus

Saturday, September 27, 2008 – Quest after Dead Leaves

Saturday, September 20, 2008 – Nothing for 3 or 4

Saturday, August 23, 2008 – The Wanderers

Saturday, August 16, 2008 – Churros in the Air

Monday, August 11, 2008 – On the Champs

Sunday, August 3, 2008 – Paris Woof

Saturday, July 19, 2008 – Alan’s Saturday Night

Saturday, July 12, 2008 – Before Bastille Day (Paris Summer Nights)

Saturday, June 28, 2008 – Dancing in the Streets

Sunday, June 22, 2008 – That Special Night

Saturday, June 14, 2008 – Paris Saturday Night

Sunday, June 8, 2008 – Repas de Quartier

Saturday, May 24, 2008 – Photographing Paris: Not Every Saturday Night

Saturday, May 17, 2008 – Nuit des Freebies

Saturday, May 10, 2008 – A Jazz Cellar Sans Smoke

Saturday, May 3, 2008 – Tropical Spring

Friday, March 28, 2008 – Classic Paris

Monday, March 17, 2008 – Avoid the Puke

Saturday, March 15, 2008 – Portrait of the Brooklyn Bridge

Saturday, February 9, 2008 – The Stealth Rétromobile

Saturday, January 12, 2008 – Shopping, Wheels, Madness

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 – Paris Christmas Day: For the Partly Homeless

Saturday, December 8, 2007 – It Doesn’t Matter

Saturday, October 6, 2007 – Nuit Blanche

Saturday, September 8, 2007 – Rugby Paris Style

Saturday, August 18, 2007 – Bummed Out In August

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 – Paris, May Day

Saturday, April 28, 2007 – Letter from Paris

New from Paris – Paris has the Dismals

For the French foodies out there, in Paris Beef

Retromania! – a tour of that Paris event, with photographs.

Just in from Paris – Doomsday Starts February 1st

Odeon in High-Definition


Times Square is so Sweet!

Does Anyone Here Speak English? – Manhattan Record Shops

Hot Chocolate and Oatmeal Cures All – Saint Malo, in detail, with photographs.

Bebop lives, and jazz legend Sonny Simmons played a local club, and Ric was there, with camera, for Sonny at the Zango

Late Views – The Streets of Montparnasse

Stinky Food Time Again

Nuit Blanche and Scoop de Mode

In the Old Country and A True Beatles Story and All the Moaning, All the Woe – the Auto Salon

Paris Wants You

Our Man in Paris: New York, Water Taxi Beach, Long Island City, Queens (and More)

Our Man in Paris: Oasis – the Last Sortie

Our Man in Paris: Paris-Plages, Unusual View, Real Palms

Our Man in Paris: Bastille Day Fireworks

New in Paris

Our Man in Paris: Nothing New Under the Moon

Our Man in Paris: France Hugs Brazil and Wins

Our Man in Paris: Jack’s Big Week

Our Man in Paris: Dining Out

Our Man in Paris: The Sundown Show

Our Man in Paris: Friday Night Photographs – La rando du vendredi à Paris…

Our Man in Paris: Chicagoans Can Eat Foie Gras in Paris

Our Man in Paris: Sunday

Our Man in Paris: What’s LA Smell?

Our Man in Paris: The News There

Our Man in Paris: Goodblognight

Our Man in Paris: The Scene at Rétromobile

Our Man in Paris: Now Playing

Our Man in Paris: Commentary on the War of Ideas

Our Man in Paris: The Annual Visit to the Old Iron Lady on the Champ De Mars (Nutella Uber Alles)

Our Man in Paris: Music Near Alesia

Our Man in Paris: This is Snow?

Monday, March 29, 2010 – Isla Mujeres Carnival (Carnival 2010, Isla Mujeres, Mexico)

From Martin Hewitt, Dublin, Ireland, December 7, 2008

A Dublin Walk

Saint Stephen’s Green

Dublin Christmas

Dublin Architecture

Old Dublin

Odd Dublin

Being There

From Martin Hewitt, Dublin, Ireland, 11 November 2008

University College

Irish Birds

A Sense of Place

From Bob Patterson, Australia – November 2008


Odd Melbourne

Sidney Birds

Our Man in Tel-Aviv, Sylvain Ubersfeld

The House of the Bread

Taxi Rider

The Joys of Tenancy

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: KAF, SHIN and RESH, ARE YOU KOSHER?

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: Never a Dull Moment

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: Different Folks, Different Strokes

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: Jaffa, Gate to the Sea

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: The House of Justice

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: Apple, Carmel, Melon and Pears

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: Beach Bumming at Chinky’s

Our Man in Tel Aviv: Moving South, Changing Culture

Our Man in Tel-Aviv: The Joys of Chutzpah

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