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  Topic: Yves Saint Laurent
charlsy

Replies: 10
Views: 15946

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:03 pm   Subject: Yves Saint Laurent
He certainly was a master designer. When so many "create" unwearable "things" (I couldn't even go as far as calling some of these creations clothes !), he truly created beautiful clothes that you coul ...
  Topic: Mikhail Baryshnikov and dancing to one's heartbeat
charlsy

Replies: 10
Views: 14690

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 12:16 pm   Subject: Mikhail Baryshnikov and dancing to one's heartbeat
Thank you for sharing this gift with us...
  Topic: Mikhail Baryshnikov and dancing to one's heartbeat
charlsy

Replies: 10
Views: 14690

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 12:14 pm   Subject: Mikhail Baryshnikov and dancing to one's heartbeat
Such perfection... I burst into tears watching him dance. I have always loved ballet (13 years of training left me with nice "duck feet"). When I see this... I know why... With maybe the exception Fre ...
  Topic: Homemade Vanilla Extract
charlsy

Replies: 17
Views: 19693

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:46 pm   Subject: Homemade Vanilla Extract
Whenever I use a vanilla pod, for custard or whatever, I clean the pod, dry it with a paper towel, let it air-dry some more, then just drop it in my caster sugar box. And voila : vanilla-flavoured sug ...
  Topic: Bastille Day food
charlsy

Replies: 13
Views: 21415

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:01 pm   Subject: Bastille Day food
I'm not really sure we have any special food associated with Bastille Day (which incidentally is never called Bastille Day in France : it's either July 14th or National Holyday). Our National Holyday ...
  Topic: Omigod no!
charlsy

Replies: 17
Views: 29270

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:01 pm   Subject: Omigod no!
This thread reminds me of the one we had last year about icky foods ! The ick factor being still so very different according to culture and country. Though the idea of a cheese whose tenants are just ...
  Topic: Ratatouille
charlsy

Replies: 44
Views: 45125

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:01 am   Subject: Ratatouille
Srk, in answer to your query about movies, for France the delay can be none to never ! The average delay is about 2-3 months, our big release time starting in september rather than summer, although th ...
  Topic: music that's speaking to you...
charlsy

Replies: 26
Views: 38532

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:00 am   Subject: music that's speaking to you...
Griffin, you're the man !!! Ride of the Walkyries, hurray ! What a piece of music, built layer by layer, starting rather soft, then as each musical wave arrives, becoming that beautiful, terrible stor ...
  Topic: music that's speaking to you...
charlsy

Replies: 26
Views: 38532

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:42 am   Subject: music that's speaking to you...
I guess I pretty much stuck by what I discovered in my teens, that faraway time being between 1975 and 1982, but I have been known to appreciate more recent discoveries !
That said, maybe the biggest ...
  Topic: Mme Claude Pompidou
charlsy

Replies: 4
Views: 11075

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:56 am   Subject: Mme Claude Pompidou
Gingerpale, Claude is fairly usual both for boys and girls in France, since it's "neutral" and not gender marqued in anyway. Although it's rather considered a boy's name, and very often when a girl is ...
  Topic: What are you currently reading?
charlsy

Replies: 597
Views: 580847

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:43 pm   Subject: What are you currently reading?
Being a bit strapped for cash right now, I am "forced" to reread books from my own library. I have this thing about public libraries, I do love to own my books ! Plus, I tend to be attracted to englis ...
  Topic: Where were you 10 years ago . . . and where are you now?
charlsy

Replies: 50
Views: 73375

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:54 pm   Subject: Where were you 10 years ago . . . and where are you now?
Seems like ages and yet...

10 years ago, I was 35, battling a severe case of nervous breakdown, and so changing jobs, preparing a professionnal exam and succeeding, and so getting a promotion, rais ...
  Topic: Nationalized health care around the world
charlsy

Replies: 56
Views: 68523

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 4:07 pm   Subject: Nationalized health care around the world
Health shouldn't be a matter of money.
In the case of France, I would like to add another point. Social security is NOT free : part of our paycheck (about 15%) is taken out every month, and every emp ...
  Topic: Nationalized health care around the world
charlsy

Replies: 56
Views: 68523

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:58 pm   Subject: my mistake...
I'd like to add a correction to my post about french social security. I mentionned a price of 15000€ for a day in hospital. Big, huge oops ! I simply forgot to change the price from francs to euros.. ...
  Topic: Am I missing something?
charlsy

Replies: 21
Views: 34179

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2007 5:00 pm   Subject: Am I missing something?
Hurray for you David ! Too much regulation can kill many good things ! We are becoming so afraid of germs and risk that we forget our immune system needs contact with them in order to build up. Even i ...
 
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