Category Archives: Music

Roman Theatre at Orange

After our weekend in Spain doing the Dali thing, we were looking for another place to visit with D before he headed back to ‘uni’ (I’m getting so British), when he said “Let’s go visit Annecy. I just saw a … Continue reading

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An American in Panto: Redux – The Conclusion. Honest.

Earlier this week, I posted what I thought was going to be the last Panto story for 2014. Sigh. It was brought to my attention that I missed a couple of things: “And I Play an American in Real Life, … Continue reading

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Newmans Over (and Then Not So Much) America

We just returned from our annual summer trip to the US and here are a few (hopefully) amusing memories. “Bet I’m Sitting Next to Him.” We’re in Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, waiting for our departure gate to be assigned and a group … Continue reading

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Like a Virgin: An American in Panto, Part Deux

In yesterday’s story, I wrote about the lead-up to and the actual performance of our first two shows of the Secret Panto Society production of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk.’ As promised/warned, here’s part two: “It Takes a Village.” To make … Continue reading

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Like a Virgin: An American in Panto

Last year, D, the lovely missus and I went to the Theatre Musical de Pibrac to see ‘Beauty and the Beast‘ by the Secret Panto Society. For those of you wondering what ‘Panto’ is – like I was – it’s … Continue reading

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Journees du Patrimoine – Toulouse

If at first you don’t succeed…sneak in on the second try. Segue to…One of the things I truly enjoy about living in FR is its remembrance of its heritage. Throughout FR – indeed, throughout Europe – there is a weekend … Continue reading

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The Majestic Hyrax

Or as we called it: the Nerd King of the Animal Kingdom. As I mentioned in the previous entry, we recently went to San Diego to attend the wedding of one of M’s nieces. The two main tourist attractions are … Continue reading

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