Category Archives: French

Banana Beeatch Friday

Where are the Mauritian bananas? All week long, the bananas I’ve found at the local market are not, most definitely, the Mauritian bananas that I so love. Did the recent surge in holidays deplete the stock?  Are the hotels and … Continue reading

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To Burqa or not to Burqa

That is the question on the table in France at the moment and I am fascinated with what is happening there.  The question and discussion about whether to ban the public wearing of the burqa in France has been going … Continue reading

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Gossip in the Wind

Thursday’s yoga class was both a celebration and a bit of a head-scratcher. It was with a most joyous heart that I greeted the guy whom I thought I had killed a few weeks back.  He didn’t die!  And, better … Continue reading

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Cosby and His Pudding

I just had one of those discussions where after I was driving away I thought, “Oh god.  Did I just really say that?!” Granted, this is not a new experience for me.  Us uber-talkers tend to run north to south … Continue reading

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Rock, paper, scissor those thighs

A few weeks ago I joined a gym at one of the nearby resorts.  It’s not really an open gym that advertises for members, but more the type where you have to know someone to know about it. I decided … Continue reading

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