Monthly Archives: February 2013

Discovering Paris, December 1987

There is something exhilarating about crossing to the Arc de Triomphe at night, while a squadron of blaring Citroëns and Renaults bears down upon you.  The initial observation that French headlights are a different colour to those in New Zealand … Continue reading

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No Sleep Till Paris, December 1987

“You are sweet” said the policeman.  I can’t imagine a New Zealand police officer saying that, but this is my first time in France, and maybe things work differently here. “Thanks”, I reply, and quickly catch up to the group. … Continue reading

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