Results tagged strike from David Lebovitz

Strike!

Yesterday was Jeudi noir, or Black Thursday, where pretty much everyone who works in the public sector, and many others, took to the streets across France. It was a general strike, not just for one issue in particular, and reflected the frustration that people are feeling about their country and their President, Mr. Sarkozy, who is proposing (and implementing) the dismantling of a lot of…

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The stinky garbage strike finally ended…phew! We had ice cream at Dammann’s on the quai Montebello… I bought some fouque-ing seal oil to winterproof my shoes… I found a place to swim au natural with Parisians… …and my favorite chocolate shop in Paris gave me a nice, big bag of chocolates…for being such a good customer! Damman’s Glacier 1, rue des Grands Degrés Tel: 01…

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