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June 10, 2018

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GUS

CORRECTION!!!!! My mistake. Jack doesn't steal sunglassed...to my knowledge.
Capn', what a way to f-up a joke huh???

GUS

Merkel, warns of new TARIFFS. I don't this this clownette has any idea, who she is dealing with.
Trump is merely leveling the playing field.
OBAMA the BALL-LESS wonder has given GOOFS, like MACRON, TRUDEAU and MERKEL the notion that they have "HAND". Silly fuckers.

Captain Hate

If that was aimed at me, GUS, they thought I'd lifted a Michellin tourist guide which I already had purchased elsewhere.

GUS

Bill Richardson, is giving POTUS DJT, advice, on the Presidents meeting with KIM.

Bill Richardson, should shut his cake hole, as he is a PATHETIC LOSER.

GUS

Capn. They were only accusing you, because you're WHITE.

Beasts of England

I can't post pictures from my phone - and my feet are too sore from dancing to walk upstairs to my office - but I'll do my best to upload one tomorrow!!

Captain Hate

Speaking of the US Open, I was watching the Mutts lose ANOTHER game to the Brink's Bombers last night on the Fox game of the week and it was obvious from the kumurshuls that whichever network gets the broadcast rights to a major PGA/USGA tournament, they are willing to commit major felonies to have Eldrick in contention. Which I think is hilarious.

Kevlar Kid

"It might signify you need to pay attention to Kev."

Busted out laffin, sbw.

Pigs'll fly first. ;)

Extraneus

Bill Richardson, is giving POTUS DJT, advice, on the Presidents meeting with KIM.

I'd have secretly met with Richardson under the condition that it wouldn't come out before the summit meeting. How many others have met with Kim besides him and Rodman?

Kevlar Kid

"Under the Presidential Records Act, the White House must hold onto presidential records for safekeeping and historical purposes."

You know, like The Bath House Rat did.

GUS

I saw HERE KITTY HERE KITTY WOODS in all of the commercials, and all of the under scrolls.
It's all about the money. The network geniuses still think ELDRICK is the path to CASH.
There are sooooo many better ways to market this US OPEN. Last year it was here in PHELAN CALIFORNIA.....I mean WISCONSIN, and it was great.
It'll be great with or without Mr Woods.

mockmook

JiB!

The USA didn't "win" the Curtis Cup -- they totally thrashed, trashed, and obliterated the Euro-weenies

But, the Lamb was really cute :)

[and, yes, I know it was just GB&I]

Captain Hate

Really, Kev; after eight long years of the Mendacious Mulatto mincing around every transparency requirement, now they want to play hardball?

GUS

MADELINE ALBRIGHT, and a MICHAEL JORDAN singed basketball, and CHOCOLATES???

Jack is Back!

GUS,

Me stealing. Confused with CH, the exonerated shop lifter.

But I do make a habit of stealing ashtrays at Paris bistros and hotels:)

Another Bob

Buckeye | June 10, 2018 at 07:26 PM

I worked in Massy for a little while ten years or so ago. Developed a few habits myself...

An egg or sausage then a pain de chocolate (or two) with really good coffee for breakfast. What I presumed was a French thing of a largish lunch, ending with twenty minutes of espressos (and cigarettes for those so inclined) before returning to the office. Then most nights a cold cut sandwich from a charcuterie and some wine for dinner.

It was brilliant. All, of it.

And I lost 25 pounds.

GUS

What OFUKWAD, KERRY, and STEPHEN CHU...https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=AwrJ7KDPvR1bdfEA.XZXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTB0N2Noc21lBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNwaXZz?p=OBAMA+ENERGY+SECRETARY&fr2=piv-web&fr=mcafee did, with LARRY CORKERS assistance....IS WAY WAY WAY BEYOND CRIMINAL
The hostage swap, the 3x planes full of PALLETED CASH, the lies, then the BANKING, wink and nod......

GUS

Jack, I once made a collection of U.K. bar towels.
I had even asked the "beer tender" to look the other way. I have dozens.
In the U.S., I've gotten away with stealing a chair, from a pub, and I was caught, but ESCAPED, when the COPS, saw me with a UNPAID-FOR bar stool, in WHITEWATER WISCONSIN. The COP, got a little aggressive, and that was HIS mistake.
Heh heh.

Kevlar Kid

Shit one says when they don't go to school.

GUS

I got a FANTASTIC e-mail pic from BEASTS. The wedding couple are VERY VERY HANDSOME/PRETTY, and the CHURCH is perfect, romantic and special.

Beasts must be so so very proud.

Kevlar Kid

Stole a beer truck once.

Beasts of England

Thanks, GUS!! Sounds like that's a good one to post tomorrow... :)

GUS

Beasts, I am honored to have become your friend.
I mean, many of us, have become JOM friends, but you and I, seem to have a bond. Kev is likewise.
Henry and Chi-town are too.
I sincerely look forward to playing guitar with you.
And you buying the drinks!!!!!
Xoxo. Get some rest, and pay the bills brother.

suburban gal

Another thing not to miss is St. Chapelle. Also still some nice, personally run Norman/Breton places on the streets near Montparnasse metro station.

GUS

Kev, you stole a beer truck???

I think I love you......

narciso

I'm sure this was a focus of the news today, sarc:


https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/a-skeptical-chairman-grassley-really-really-wants-to-see-the-michael-flynn-302?platform=hootsuite

narciso

Unlike say Poland, Herr inspektor:
https://mobile.twitter.com/Comey/status/1005647989036273664

narciso

On a serious note, bezos gave Scott Peterson, three pages to cry crocodile tears,

Janeprobably about 10 minutes after getting ther

I lived. Dr said your advice was good anonamom. No clot. A referral to a vascular guy.

narciso


Yeah forget about the vandals the guns and the goths, got that?

https://mobile.twitter.com/nytimesbooks/status/1005898678735982594

Beasts of England

Glad you're okay, Jane!!

~ ~ ~

Don't be surprised if I grab a plane ticket up to your area this summer, GUS. I've never been to Wisconsin - or had fried cheese curds - so it could be enlightening. :)

-------peter

relieved, Jane. feel better

sbwaters

Jane! Thanks for checking with the Doc.

narciso

Glad you're ok, Jane.

Can you believe these jackalopes, well it does remind of that Kipling line about dogs

Kevlar Kid

A snapshot from "inside the Salt Mine."

Background:

In business, sometimes it pays to be contrarian.

Certain experts make unqualified judgements about the value of email marketing. "It's not effective."

Recently, here in our marketing skunk works operation we finally put email marketing to the test.

I guess I finally got around to it. Had seen others do great things with email marketing.

Back at the end of March we set up an email autoresponder to communicate via email with a 30,000 subscriber list.

We ran it for the entire months of April and May; will conclude the campaign in June.

We thought we'd need 3 full months to reach the 1,000,000 transmission mark due to list "shrinkage." But in 60 days we've seen a melt of about 392 names.

So today we surpassed the 1,000,000 transmissions mark.

Results: a .6% open rate. Of those emails opened, 11.66% clicked on the sales link embedded in the message (679 individual prospects).

51% of prospects paid for the product offered (@$3500 per).

Out of pocket cost for the Million Email Campaign: (cost of leads, automated emailing account, copywriting--done by yours truly @ $200 per hour, 38 hours total) = $9,130.

Our next caper will aim to scale the campaign to 50 million messages over 90 days marketing this same product and 3 others to 60k leads.

Ran this first campaign head-to-head with an autodialer setup. No contest. Had to hold my nose to run it because I loathe robo-calls. But our men-in-suits insisted we test.

We're considering setting campaigns up for retirees for a flat fee and percentage. (not pitching JOMers,really. I'd never do that.)

What we're especially excited about is that our email messages aren't the typical: Hey! We're your pals. Be hip and buy some shit from us.

It's relational marketing. We invented a character named "Mama Universe" who talks shit about life, liberty and the Pursuit. She is the Universe, and operates under the authority of G.A.W.D. run by "Big Ernie."

The emails cover topics such as "Freedom vs. Independence" and will appropriate movie lines such as "Get Busy Livin' or Get Busy Dyin'".

We are going to start introducing really nasty villain characters into the mix. We're indebted to an emerging legendary email copywriter "Ben Settle" out of Oregon who says:

"Don't bother trying to invent a better mousetrap. Invent SCARIER MICE!"

Now that the SuperHero team of Mama Universe and Big Ernie are in place, we can advance the campaigns for all products and services offered with appropriate villainry.

Having a lot of fun with this. The spreadsheets and the suits, not so much. :)

It's been a great Sunday hasn't it?

Planning a road trip to Virginia to see Paw and Miss Paulina for August.

We've earned it!

GUS

Beasts. Summerfest starts JUNE 27.
Be here June 28!!!

You have my phone number

Kevlar Kid

Heya GUS!

We were in a pinch one weekend. It was the Wedding Feast at Caanan all over again. Needed beer.

300 thirsty Domers (before the days of the flash mob) show up for a Rugby match. We'd usually provide 3 kegs.

Our towny pal, Mibz, had been braggin about a side gig he had with a distribution company driving "emergency truck" on weekends. He'd hit all the northern Indianer hotspots in Mishawaka, Goshen. Oy.

So the truck is parked at his house one Saturday morning. But Mibz got hisself stranded in Chicago after being at the track betting on the wrong ponies. No way back.

I knew that. And two other Ruggerz knew that. And here comes 300 thirsty people for the post-game festivities (i think 9 showed up to watch us decimate St. Louis U that morning).

Mibz took one for the team. He was 12 kegs lighter come Sunday when he finally got home.

I was the only individual amongst all of those choir boys who knew how to hotwire a vee-hickel.

Ah to be 19 again.

The rest is history.

"It's a small town. Can't sell ya no beer."

Kev

Kevlar Kid

Take care, Jane.

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

Beasts on a plane?!?

Yowza!

Buckeye

Jane, Jr. was here for dinner and he seconded anonamom's advice.

I assume they did an ultrasound at the ER.

Good news is no clot.

Better news is you will go to bed tonight not worrying about if you will wake up.

Kevlar Kid

narciso,

my question to you during the wee hours might not have been seen. or i may have missed the reply.

have you seen the movie or read the novel "Cloud Atlas"?

watched the film last nite. novel is next... supposed to be a mix of Eco, Phil Dick, and one other legend (caint recall).

some trippy shite.

Kev

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

Jane, thank goodness you went. Just having confirmation it can wait til a vasc can see you is a load off your mind, I'm sure.

 joan

Lovely story, Beasts. Blessings to your daughter and new son-in-law on the start of their married life.

narciso

I said i tried, they should read long tracts at gitmo, its a mess in eight parts with the tripe that the characters are reincarnation of their earlier selves.

Janeprobably about 10 minutes after getting ther

Yeah I'm glad I went. Dr. scare the shit out of me but people could not of been nicer. Debbie took me and grandma and grandpa took care of Kiwi. And it only took two hours out of my day. Thanks for all the support.

Beasts of England

That's an outrageous line up, GUS!! I'm sure you'll be backstage with Cheap Trick... :)

clarice feldman

Glad to hear you are safe , Jane.

Beasts of England

There was plenty of hedge in my statement, Steph!! ;)

And you have mail...

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Extraneus,

When I lived in West Berlin we had access to both the French and British NCO clubs as well as the US. (At that time, West Berlin was divided into the US, British, and French sectors.)

The British NCO club was just a bar with pints, although very friendly.

But the French NCO Club, oo-la-la! White table linen and a 5-course meal with waiters in black tie! A guy playing accordion music! Cheap wine! SNAILS as one of the courses!

Meanwhile, the US club had cheeseburgers and Charley Pride on the juke box. LOL!

 joan

JamesD:

Some time back I posted a story about an author who was trying to trademark 'Cocky' in her book titles. I said it was funny, and you remarked that you didn't think it was funny and, in your literate way, said how pissed off you were about the story and my comment.

Actually, I agreed with you -- I simply meant 'funny' as in funny weird, not funny ha-ha. I didn't say anything else because I didn't see any reason to try and explain myself to you or my less than good vocabulary choice describing the story. It wasn't a big deal.

Anyway, here is a a story on the outcome (in case you haven't seen it.) I'd say it is an excellent outcome and hope this time I've chosen the right word.

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/77157-judge-denies-author-attempt-to-trademark-cocky.html?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly&utm_campaign=fe8c127178-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_08_04_00&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0bb2959cbb-fe8c127178-305837177

GUS

I will be backstage because of JUNIOR.

Beasts of England

Thank you, joan!!

~ ~ ~

I haven't hit the hay at 8:15 since the sixth grade, but that's where this day is ending. 🤓

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

Got it and backatya!

GUS

Kev, call me, there are SO many possibilities.
ST PAUL....meh.
Milwaukee, SUMMERFEST, rock n roll, GUS'S guest.
UP NORTH, Fishing, drinking beer, shooting and more fishing drinking beer, and being my guest and JR'S shooting mate.
The deal is.... YOU, or BEASTS, or CAPN, or ABADMAN or whomever. All are welcome.

Kevlar Kid

LOL narciso.... nothing will frustrate like Gravity's Rainbow ;)

Kevlar Kid

Good for what ails:

Nilsson's Lime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbgv8PkO9eo

Dave (in MA)

Geez, I just showed up and "ctrl-f jane"-ed my way through the thread. Glad to hear you're OK, Jane.

Kevlar Kid

It's gonna happ GUS. Lotta bawlz in the air at the momentito---> but DESTINY is callin. ;)

narciso

Yes you could trim a good 200 pages out of that. There are booker prize recipients which are nearly as bad.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Re-tweeted by the President:

President @realDonaldTrump and the Prime Minister of Italy, @GiuseppeConteIT at the #G7Summit in Canada... pic.twitter.com/lju35Sza7Q

— Dan Scavino Jr. (@Scavino45) June 10, 2018

Picture at link. I would say Italy is sitting in the cat bird seat.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
24m24 minutes ago

Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal. According to a Canada release, they make almost 100 Billion Dollars in Trade with U.S. (guess they were bragging and got caught!). Minimum is 17B. Tax Dairy from us at 270%. Then Justin acts hurt when called out!

Kevlar Kid

I just saw that PewDeau eyebrow tweet and photo of the slippin caterpillar.

Who does that?

Kevlar Kid

Trump is dealin with lotsa human poodles these days.

Round Man up next.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Just because he is in Singapore, Justin, don't think you are safe!!


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
13m13 minutes ago

Why should I, as President of the United States, allow countries to continue to make Massive Trade Surpluses, as they have for decades, while our Farmers, Workers & Taxpayers have such a big and unfair price to pay? Not fair to the PEOPLE of America! $800 Billion Trade Deficit...


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
3m3 minutes ago

....And add to that the fact that the U.S. pays close to the entire cost of NATO-protecting many of these same countries that rip us off on Trade (they pay only a fraction of the cost-and laugh!). The European Union had a $151 Billion Surplus-should pay much more for Military!


============

You too, Merkel!


Gosh, I love this guy!!

Kevlar Kid

Justin is butt hurt over the trade imbalance being threatened.

Does his administration go POOF! after we win?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Kevlar Kid,

I think so. LOTS of Canadians on Twitter are embarrassed and saying he will lose in the next elections.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Just because I like the guy, here's Peter Navarro again. He really needs to be on TV more. Video at the link.

Peter Navarro: "There’s a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door...that’s what bad faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference." pic.twitter.com/KtqKXizBEc

— FoxNewsSunday (@FoxNewsSunday) June 10, 2018
Catsmeat

MM, willowed, but I want you to see this:


Ah, MM! So good to know! If I want to be happy I pick up one of the totally-falling-apart Pogo books I have. Remember this first set of frames in which Pogo, Porky, Howland Owl, and Churchy (la femme) are sitting under a rock in downpour, just passing time. First frame: Porky: “Well, ever’body talks ‘bout the weather but Nob’dy does NOTHIN’ ‘BOUT It—as the feller says—“ Pogo: “Yep.” “ Churchy: “Yep, Mr. Twain said it.” Owl: “MR. CLEMENS SAID IT!” Second frame, Churchy and Owl glare at each other: “MISTER TWAIN!” “MISTER CLEMENS!” Third frame, with Churchy pulling Owl’s hat over his eyes in rage: “TWAIN!” “CLEMENS!” Fourth frame, as Churchy and Owl roll off in mortal combat (saying “AARGH!” “YOMF!” GROMP!”), Pogo and Porky still sitting as they were, barely discomposed: Pogo: “Who did say it?” Porky: “YOU was here ….You heared it…I SAID IT.” What you have was transcribed, as I have the copy to hand.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Catsmeat,

I cannot tell you how many Pogo quotes were used in my family. My dad used to sing "Deck us all with Boston Charlie" every Christmas!

Walt Kelly was a genius, and I am sorry he is gone.

Kevlar Kid

PewDoh! has a major character flaw to behave as he did. His circle of advisors certainly failed him at least. At worst, he has emotional issues.

Sulking at a master mind meeting of world leaders.

Canada owns, what, 67% of the world's potable water supply? There must be somethin innit. Or he dabbled in paint chips as a tyke.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
8m8 minutes ago

....Germany pays 1% (slowly) of GDP towards NATO, while we pay 4% of a MUCH larger GDP. Does anybody believe that makes sense? We protect Europe (which is good) at great financial loss, and then get unfairly clobbered on Trade. Change is coming!

==========================================

Angela, pay attention! Change is coming, indeed!

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
9m9 minutes ago

Great to be in Singapore, excitement in the air!

Kevlar Kid

"The European Union had a $151 Billion Surplus-should pay much more for Military!"

The surplus is just the tip of that iceberg.

What have we spent to rebuild their nations since 1945, to protect those nations from the Soviets, and invested in the banks they have bilked over time?

Add it up! Count up a reasonable vig. Send them a giant bill. Have daddy's outfit drop it off in Brussels.

Have a nice day, cork soakers.

Kevlar Kid

Start by making the UN reps from everywhere pay their parking fines.

Kevlar Kid

If Round Man and POTUS eat Big Macs together, then i am of the unsubstantiated hunch that we are going to run the table.

Hold onto your Panda Bear ass, Communist China.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Secretary Pompeo
‏Verified account @SecPompeo
13m13 minutes ago

Early pre-brief with my @StateDept team. Amb Kim meets with #DPRK today. We remain committed to the complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Picture:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfX-zBSX0AA103A.jpg

Kevlar Kid

Tumbleweeds, B.C., Pogo, Dick Tracy---> Sunday comix section of the Oakland Tribune after Mass.

Kevlar Kid

"Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade"

Did my 3M stock go up. Duct tape sales are going to soar this week as more ProgTardo noggins crater, explode, or simply splatter over yet another perfectly coined mockery.

Fake News, Fool Trade... what's next?

Kevlar Kid

"denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."

Includes all delivery systems and logistical support too, right?

Or is that stuff all going to go to Pockyston and Persia 2.0?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Kevlar Kid,

In our paper, no Dick Tracy. Blondie, Peanuts, Dennis the Menace, plus Pogo.

And Lil Abner!

Kevlar Kid

All right. Time for the Anya Voonder Hoont nightly constitutional.

A little travelin music:

JJ Cale..."Ride Me High"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gds4nhdJw78

Later, Taterz

Another Bob

Seriously. What is it that makes seemingly intelligent people hate this guy?

That was the plainest, most truthful, telling of the dysfunction of the US and Europe I've ever heard from a President.

Kickin’ ass and takin’ names. Been needed for a long, long time.

Another Bob

I don’t care who the republicans run. Absent something really bad happening, Trump already has my vote in 2020.

GUS

If EURO WEENIES, taxed KENTUCKY BOURBON at 50%, and we taxed SCOTTISH WISKY at 10%, we'd be MORONS.

And that is exactly what has happened.

OH DEAR GOD, A TRADE WAR!!!! FUCKTARDS like OBAMA, were afraid of being AMERICAN.

Trump is not.

Another Bob

“delivery systems and logistical support”

I hope we’ve had the satellites working overtime on that.

Some Syrian muckeymuck was in Pyongyang recently. Wonder what that was about?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1005991782361034752.html

My pal Baba from Twitter has a few things to say about tariffs.

Kevlar Kid

False alarm...Anya the Voonder Hoont went all euro on me and is on strike i guess.

One more from the good kind of Cale:

"You Got Somethin'"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhv8d4HNZW0

Buckeye

KK

One of my Canadian buddies wife was the Principal at the school where Justin did his student teaching.

She was responsible for grading the student teacher's performance.

Only person she ever failed, said he was a hopeless fuck up.

Seems the remedial training didn't work:)

Kevlar Kid

"Wonder what that was about?"

Sharing kebab recipes with Round Man, i'm sure.

GUS

The FULL COMMIE left, hates DJT, because the COMMIES were helped and aided by OBAMA. This is the difference, between WEAKNESS and STRENGTH.
The LEFT wants US weak, the LEFT do not LOVE AMERICA, they HATE AMERICA, and want us to be COMMUNIST. So long as THEY are in charge.

Kevlar Kid

Balancing of accounts is always painful to neo-cheaters.

Buckeye

OOPS

buddies s/b buddy's

GUS

The FULL COMMIE LEFT, hates DJT POTUS standing up for US/U.S.. That is the ENTIRE GIG.
Being AMERICA FIRST, is counter to everything these fuckwads stand for.
That should be ENOUGH for ALL OF US, to blow these mother fuckers to HELL.
They are AGAINST AMERICA and FOR FULL COMMIES.

Why?

Kevlar Kid

Only person she ever failed, said he was a hopeless fuck up.

guessin they dint bother sealin his academic recs.

education classes and student teaching take a modicum of dedication to detail... but they are a far cry from STEM or lit/philo disciplines.

poor toadie

sammy small

Jack is Back -

Have you ever tasted Maredsous beer from Belgium. Back in the 70's, we had a squadron exchange with a BAF squadron from Kleine Brogel who brought quite a few cases of some really potent brew from this Belgian monastery. So potent that many spent the night sleeping on the floor of the squadron building that night. Needless to say we had a good time with these guys.

Kevlar Kid

Trump as Iconclast.

One for the ages.

Planned demolitions of Prima Dona Palaces.

Sucks to be them.

Kevlar Kid

The EU Dukes and Earls better stock up on Italian loafers and suits while they can.

Bound to get a little threadbare overall during the next six years.

GUS

This shit blows my mind.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/06/07/fox-news-poll-views-remain-split-over-whether-trump-coordinated-with-russia.html

Americans are split over whether Trump coordinated with RUSSIA.

What the fuck has happend to US???? There is NO EVIDENCE of ANY of this.

daddy

Maryrose,

I'm in Paris and free from about 10 PM on Monday the 25th until 4 PM on Tuesday the 26th.

If that works for you I could bump into you late on the 25th or for an early lunch near Notre Dame on the 26th. No pressure whatever but I am flexible. Unless your body clock is really beaten up by the Flight, you should be raring to go in the late evening since you'll still be on Cincy time.

BTW, Here is the PARIS WALKS -June 2018 Brochure for the Paris Walks that I frequently do and highly recommend. On the morning of the 25th (Monday) there is the one that starts at 10:30 AM and is the short walking Tour of the island the Cathedral is built on. That one, if you can make it with whoever you're traveling with, really is worth doing as so much of the History of the City for 2,000 years is explained in that short beautiful walk:

EVERY MONDAY
. Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame 10.30am Read the stories in the medieval sculptures, and hear how the
cathedral was built. We explore the history and architecture of the Island, the old streets, the flower market, quiet gardens, secret courtyards and the poignant memorial to the deported. Meet at metro Cité

I won't be able to do that one this trip, but if you're there on Tuesday the 26th I'd happily join you for this excellent walk at 2:30 PM: The French Revolution 2.30pm In the historic Latin Quarter, see where the revolutionaries lived and met, the oldest café in Paris, and the hall where Danton and the radical Cordeliers' club held their debates. Understand the background to the chilling stories: Dr Guillotin’s sinister 'razor', Marat stabbed in his bath by Charlotte Corday. Meet at metro Odeon, at the statue of Danton (exit 1)

Heck of a good walk:)

Most walking Tours cost about 12 Euro's except for I believe the Chocolate Tour and the Thomas Jefferson/Ben Franklin Tour. The place you meet the guide is usually just at the entrance/exit to whatever Metro stop the brochure mentions as the meeting place, and usually right at the minute mentioned a guy or gal will hold up a placard and it's easy to find them. They only take cash but Paris has a million ATM's.

narciso

You ask a stupid question, and some will genuinely acknowledge the point.

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