A Muslim stonemason who spent nearly four decades helping to restore a Roman Catholic cathedral in France has been immortalized as a winged gargoyle peering out from its facade — with the inscription “God is great” written in French and Arabic.
Makers of French Gruyère and Swiss Gruyère, which have a different taste and appearance, had both claimed the prestigious mark of quality the Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) in their respective countries.
The fascinating story of Otis W. Leader, the Native American from Oklahoma who was “chosen by a French artist to personify the ‘ideal American soldier’ in World War I for the people of France.” We can’t find the painting. Anyone?
There was a striking abundance of smiles at the famed Château de Versailles for the opening of a show that detractors have denounced as speculative neo-vandalism, pornographic provocation, and a blight on France’s prized heritage.
One woman’s attempt to win a trip to Paris as she blogs about films, museums, hotels, restaurants, etc. related to France. A relevant contest link accompanies every post. Winning Paris… and Everything Else.