Driving from Pasadena to Los Angeles airport two weeks ago, my Uber driver was a Croatian who was born in Germany but who left in 1999 because he wanted a better education for his children. He explained that all his friends who stayed in this wonderful city « am Rhein », had managed to get «Beruf », some manual jobs, but this was not like the success of his kids. The first, a boy,
Of course you heard about French taxi drivers almost killing a young man for he dared telling them he understood why people chose « Uber pop », the non professional branch of taxi driver company Uber. Of course you heard about the riots, cars upside down.
The French are so romantic. They can be incredibly creative when it comes to sex and its vocabulary. Where I live, in the 15th district of Paris, the Porte de Versailles, on the south bank, in quite a posh turn of the century building, a new shop was recently opened. They called it « osmose des sens » (senses' osmosis). Quite beguiling and poetic, isn't it ?