Tag Archives: Aix-en-Provence

Political Street Life

Cities have iconic streets that define them. New York has Wall Street – the seat of all money and power in the city that never sleeps and takes no prisoners. Paris has its Avenue des Champs-Élysées – the Elysian Fields, the … Continue reading

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The Confidence Game

You have to have the right attitude – that’s the only thing that matters. At least that’s what the conservative friend said a few years ago, as we were working on that third bottle of Tuscan red. Or maybe he … Continue reading

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