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The Earful Tower

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

Jul 27, 2020

Meet Jane Webster, an Australian woman who has just spent lockdown in a 72-room chateau in Normandy. 

She is the woman behind Chateau de Bosguet, which you can find more about on the links below. 

We chat about chateau life, Paris, having a one-hectare vegetable garden, and much more!

By the way, the covered passage in...


Jul 20, 2020

I visited the Palace of Versailles to see what it looked like during the pandemic. 

Hoping for empty rooms, I must admit I was a little disappointed to see the crowds, but it was a grand experience as always. 

Here's the visit in podcast form, with my wife Lina as a special guest, and with background music from Mozart,...


Jul 13, 2020

With many countries still on the "don't visit list" for France, the city of Paris is strangely empty.

Sure, there are a lot of French people about... and quite a few Europeans. But all the main tourist groups have vanished, and it makes for an interesting time in the City of Lights. 

My wife Lina and I discuss how the...


Jul 6, 2020

Janet Hulstrand is back on the show! Janet is the editor of my book, Paris On Air, and we discuss what it takes to make a memoir. 

If you need a book editor, check her out, she is wonderful!

Find more from Janet here:

Her blog: https://janethulstrand.com/

Some articles mentioned in the episode: 
 
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