Tag Archives: Von Zipper

The President’s Right

Ten minutes after our encounter with the off-putting Georges, as we were rattling down a backroad along the coast, I suggested to Sampson he pull off at a random left towards the beach. I was still shaking and just longing … Continue reading

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Gentillesse

Gentillesse is my favourite French word. As far as I understand, it means more than mere ‘kindness’. Gentil embraces the scope of the far blander English ‘nice’, while encompassing a range of more chivalric qualities from ‘good’ and ‘courteous’ to … Continue reading

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