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The Earful Tower: Paris

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

Nov 21, 2022

This week we shared a picture on social media of a cheese massacre at a Parisian dinner party. The culprit? A newly arrived American in France. The victim? An innocent 18-month-old Comté slice.

After the picture went viral in the Earful community, we took a much deeper look at what happened. Here comes an interview...

Nov 7, 2022

To celebrate the launch of our new book, Grace the Giraffe in Paris, we've put together a little pub quiz for you all. 

Ten questions, getting progressively harder. 

The rules: Answer out loud. If you're right, you get the points. That's it. 

Good luck.

Find our book here: or browse the...

Oct 31, 2022

Today on the pod it's Australian author Sarah Turnbull, the woman behind the 2002 smash hit memoir Almost French.

But she isn't in Paris anymore, no no! She is in Sydney, which couldn't be more different. So with all these years gone by, what does Sarah miss about Paris?

Of course, this is but one part of a sprawling...

Oct 24, 2022

Edward Chisholm joins The Earful Tower to talk about his new hit book "A Waiter in Paris: Adventures in the Dark Heart of the City".

He also gives his thoughts on how much to tip a French waiter, the truth behind the service industry, and what goes on behind closed kitchen doors.

We recorded the chat inside the lavish...

Oct 17, 2022

Let's explore the Cimetiere du Calvaire, which is the oldest cemetery in Paris and surely the hardest to get inside. 

How did we get in? Well, today's guest Eric Lejoindre - the Mayor of Montmartre - happens to have a key. Or at least, he knows the man with the key, father Alexandre Denis, who also features in this "on...