Chanson Du Jour: Little Darlin

Chanson Du Jour: Benjamin Biolay “Little Darlin”

Beneath Benjamin Biolay’s Gainsbourg-inspired whisper, the artist samples from The Carter Family’s “Little Darlin, Pal of Mine.” The Carter Family were the very first vocal group to become country music stars in America – so how cool is this? Très!

I really like Biolay. And he’s the only guy in the world who had an affair with Carla Bruni, but maybe wished he had the affair with his ex- Mother-in-Law (Catherine Deneuve.) Of course, none of this is my affair!

Friends of Mine

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“Balcony” by Karen Ku

The friendships we make when we travel are unique, because we become close for a short period of time before becoming barely remembered names in the stories we tell, perhaps attached to photographs, for years and years. Continue reading “Friends of Mine”

From Bill Clinton to Nelson Mandela, world leaders who cheated on their wives – The Economic Times

Though the former French President never admitted to it, rumours of him and his wife, model Carla Bruni both having affairs outside their marriage surfaced in the media in 2010. While details of Carla’s affair with musician Benjamin Biolay made headlines, Sarkozy’s involvement with his ecology minister Chantal Jouanno was hushed up soon.

Source: From Bill Clinton to Nelson Mandela, world leaders who cheated on their wives – The Economic Times

Louis Stettner, Who Photographed the Everyday New York and Paris, Dies at 93 – The New York Times

Mr. Stettner, who considered the two cities his “spiritual mothers,” chronicled the poetry of daily life, with his subjects unaware of his presence.

Source: Louis Stettner, Who Photographed the Everyday New York and Paris, Dies at 93 – The New York Times

Cheese-making led to gene-swapping orgy of bacterial bestiality | New Scientist

An “orgy of bacterial bestiality?” As my friend Max might say, “let the wild rumpus start!” I could not resist this headline from New Scientist. Raw cheese may save my gut and the planet. Read on!


The bacteria that create our cheeses are exchanging genes like mad as they compete to survive in this new environment

Source: Cheese-making led to gene-swapping orgy of bacterial bestiality | New Scientist