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Visit to War Graves cemetery ruled as “too draining” for England football team

The bunch of pampered and preening footballers who allegedly “represented” England in France returned to the UK yesterday after their ignominious defeat by Iceland. As usual many of them walked off the aeroplane with headphones on, oblivious to the outside … Continue reading

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To Raise the Spirits

In what has been a dreadful week for the French and Parisians in particular (not to mention the thousands of foreign visitors to the capital) I offer you the video above which needs no further explanation.

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Islamic conference in France considers “whether wives should be beaten or not”.

The two Femen feminist protest group members jumped up on the stage wearing just jeans as they bared their breasts with slogans written in black across their chests and stomachs. Aged 25 and 31, they both ripped off Arab-style cloaks, then … Continue reading

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D – Day 6 June 1944

No words need be said…………………………

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Helena Costa strikes a blow for women in the “macho” world of football.

French second division side Clermont Foot have named Helena Costa as their new coach. The 39-year-old will become the first female to manage in the top two divisions of a major European league. Costa is currently in charge of the Iran women’s … Continue reading

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Marching Band……..Bergerac Style (with some suitably appropriate uplifting music)

Photo taken in Bergerac, France, September 2012

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