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The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Sep 28, 2020

This week I have friend of the podcast, and world famous author Cara Black back in studio.

We talked Hitler in Paris and Cara's new book. Inspired by a mysterious footnote, Cara went down a rabbit hole of dates, times and events - leading her to write Three Hours In Paris.

More on Cara and her books here on her official...

Sep 21, 2020

This week I'm joined by Boris Petrovic aka Boris the Brain to discuss the history (and future) of walking in Paris. 

We discussed the Haussmannian origins of Paris's wide streets, tales of man-eating wolves invading the city, pulling teeth on the Pont Neuf, and the plans for the future of the city.

Also, a special side...

Sep 14, 2020

Last week, I pitched a question to the Earful Tower Members; What is the first thing you will do once you can get back to Paris? 

I had an amazing response and for this episode I've pulled a selection of my favourite answers to discuss with none other then my wife, Lovely Lina.

The idea: To try and determine just what...

Sep 7, 2020

Yes, yes, this is a podcast about Paris and France, but I decided to cast the net wider for this episode and take a closer look at Sweden.

Why? Well, today's guest is Swedish, we're both in Sweden right now, and as you might remember, I spent about five years in Sweden before Paris.

So with about 10 years of observing...

Aug 31, 2020

This week on the show it's Kobus Botha talking about braai, being 2 meters tall, and catering for 6,000 people.

Kobus is the BBQ King of France with his enormous touring barbecues, we discuss his work and some of the exciting catering gigs he's had across France

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