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The Earful Tower

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

Mar 30, 2020

It has been two weeks and we're keeping busy to keep sane. 

Pub quizzes, puzzles, and daily sketches - here's how we're keeping busy while staying home. 

Also... The books arrived! Get yours here: https://theearfultower.com/memoir/


Mar 25, 2020

Italy is about a week ahead of France when it comes to the coronavirus. Italy is the worst affected country in the world with 7,500 deaths as of March 25th. 

I chatted with an Australian freelance journalist, Josephine McKenna, who has been living in Italy for 12 years, for her take on the scene. 

While this is a...


Mar 24, 2020

A friend of mine, 45-year-old David, has been in quarantine after coming down with the virus that's bringing the world to a standstill.

When he told me the news, and told me what he had to do to keep his girlfriend and unborn child safe, I asked if he'd share the story with us all.

So here's that story. David, a Breton...


Mar 20, 2020

Day four of the lockdown. Police have given out 18,000 fines to people caught outside without their note. 

Me and my wife Lina are in our 30 sqm apartment in Montmartre (322sq feet) watching life from the balcony. 

We talk about the guilt in going out for exercise, the Rear Window life, and visits to the bakery. 

Find...


Mar 18, 2020

Paul from Le Peloton cafe already had a lot on his plate. He co-runs a cafe in the Marais and a popular bike tour company (Bike About Tours)... not to mention he's a father of three! 

So as you can imagine, it was a kick in the shins to learn that he had 100 percent cancellations for the bike tours, then had to close...