The Brit and I were walking near Palais Royale a few days ago when we spotted these Christmas trees made from pop (or soda depending on where you’re from) bottles. Nifty idea - saving a tree while also recycling.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
A French parliamentary committee has issued a report proposing a ban on wearing Muslim veils. The ban, which is supported by Sarkozy, would apply in public buildings and on public transport. Not surprisingly France’s political parties are split on the issue. Read about it here and here.
Sunday, January 24, 2010
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Apparently reaction to the proposed law is mixed. Some feel it’s a good way to address non-physical abuse while others are concerned that it could be used against the people it is meant to protect. Read about it here.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010
According to a BBC article “Carrying extra weight on your hips, bum and thighs is good for your health, protecting against heart and metabolic problems”. Read about it here.