Burka ban protest with a twist

This video is a protest against the upcoming Burka ban in France. Sarkozy’s known for attacking immigrants whenever his polls are low and they’ve been a big target lately. These students wanted to do something that would get more attention than just wearing burkas around the city. Calling themselves the “Niqabitches,” the veiled ladies can… Continue reading Burka ban protest with a twist

An unexpected apology from Air France

(I wrote this a long time ago but forgot to hit the publish button) I flew from Paris to Bucharest yesterday on Air France. The plane was late coming in and the turnaround made us about an hour behind schedule. I didn’t really think much of it, hour long delays are within a reasonable period.… Continue reading An unexpected apology from Air France

A Swiss Weekend

I’m on the train from Geneva back to Paris after a long weekend filled with cheese, cheese fondue, cheese making, more cheese fondue, and a few sites in between. It truly was a cheesy weekend. I visited with Silvana, a fellow Yahoo!, and her husband Brian at their abode outside Geneva. They’ve got a great… Continue reading A Swiss Weekend

A day off in Paris

Yesterday was the International Workers’ Day (May Day). We not only got that day off, but today as well. Don’t tell anyone, but I still logged in and worked on Yahoo stuff both days. Just don’t let Sarkozy know, I’d hate to have my visa pulled for not taking the required time off. Today I… Continue reading A day off in Paris