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The Earful Tower: Paris

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

Oct 30, 2023

R is for Richelieu. In this episode, we'll take you inside the newly renovated Richelieu Library, and then its incredible upstairs museum. 

This episode is co-hosted by Lina Nordin Gee.

Featured in the episode:

  • Find the library and museum here.
  • Address5 Rue Vivienne, 75002 Pariss
  • The app we mentioned is called...

Oct 23, 2023

Q is for Queer. In this episode, I'll give you an insight into Gay Paris. And by gay I mean LGBTQIA+.

Where is the gay quarter... or perhaps a better question.... what's happened to the gay quarter now that gentrifcation has hit the Marais? 

Also: What's a gay bookshop? What do they sell and to whom?

Featured in this...

Oct 16, 2023

P is for Provence. In this episode, you'll hear some thoughts on the lovely southern French region, with the help of some great guests. 

First, you'll hear from Suzannah and Hugh Cameron from the antique shop Chez Pluie Provence, sharing some practical travel advice. 

Then it's my own mother, her first time on the pod,...

Oct 9, 2023

O is for the Olympic Games. In this episode, you'll hear my first look ahead to the 2024 summer Olympics. 

Given it is still so far away, this is more of a light intro to the topic, with the help of some great guests. 

First, you'll hear from the American Ambassador to France, Denise Campbell Bauer, talking about...

Oct 2, 2023

N is for the Notre Dame. In this episode, you'll hear about where we're at with the restoration of the Notre Dame cathedral.

Short answer: It will reopen December 2024. 

Long answer: I chat to one of the carpenters involved in the restoration project, I visit the new Virtual Reality exhibition (which is exceptional),...