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GoneOffShore

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Name: Sam
Gender: Male
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Current location: Aix-en-Provence
Member since: 2002
Number of posts: 16,405

About Me

Moved to France in September of 2018 after buying our apartment in 2017 after the debacle of the election. We're glad to be here, but we continue to be involved with what's happening in the US.

Journal Archives

Amy Siskind on Elon Musk today - Or as he should be known henceforth - Edsel Musk

Amy Siskind earlier today -

"The way Musk is alienating natural buyers of his product, looking irrational to Wall Street, and the cars are spontaneously combusting, itís easy to imagine Tesla becoming the next Edsel."


So, the hashtag of the day (or the next week or month) could be #EdselTesla or #EdselMusk or #TeslaEdsel

#boycotttesla

A touch of France - Easter Week - 17 April 2022 - 6 pictures

Tybault at Unic Bar -


After lunch - Entre Midi et Deux


Street music - Place d'Albertas


Waiting for the bill - Coudoux


Sarah and Benoit - Coudoux


Sainte Sauveur - Aix

Multiple people shot and unexploded devices found in Brooklyn subway attack, FDNY say

Source: The Independent

Several people have been shot and undetonated devices have been found after an attack on the Brooklyn subway on Tuesday morning, the FDNY say.

NBC New York reported that several shots were fired at the Sunset Park station, near Fourth Avenue and 36th Street at around 8:30am.

Sources said a man that appeared to be dressed in an MTA uniform threw a device in the air and began shooting, striking several commuters.

Read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/brooklyn-subway-shooting-today-explosion-b2056374.html?

Daily touch of France - Friday 8 April 2022 - Drinks by the fountain

Posted by GoneOffShore | Fri Apr 8, 2022, 03:22 PM (0 replies)

Daily touch of France - Thursday 7 April 2022 - Martine

Posted by GoneOffShore | Fri Apr 8, 2022, 03:20 PM (0 replies)

Daily touch of France - Wednesday 6 March 2022 - Serveurs

Cyril at Unic Bar


The man in the mask at Bar de la Mairie
Posted by GoneOffShore | Wed Apr 6, 2022, 03:17 PM (0 replies)

Daily touch of France - Tuesday 5 April 2022 - The belt maker

Dominique - The belt maker.

Posted by GoneOffShore | Tue Apr 5, 2022, 04:42 PM (1 replies)

We take our CITROEN AMI on a tour of the SEIZED RUSSIAN VILLAS of the French Riviera.

This was posted on a Facebook group, Americans Retiring & Retired in France, though it is found elsewhere as well.
First time I've seen these two, but they are funny fellows.
Admins - If you think this should be in the Lounge, I'll repost if requested.

Posted by GoneOffShore | Tue Apr 5, 2022, 10:09 AM (1 replies)

Daily touch of France - Monday 4 April 2022 - Unic Bar Portraits

Coffee and a cigarette - An American in Aix - My friend Sheila.



Patricia's kind eyes.



Posted by GoneOffShore | Mon Apr 4, 2022, 03:34 PM (5 replies)

Daily touch of France - Sunday 3 April 2022 - Cafe views

I went back in the archives for these, though all of these pictures have been taken since we moved to France in 2018.

Stylish shopping on Place Richelme -


Lunchtime conversation


Sunlit smoke
Posted by GoneOffShore | Sun Apr 3, 2022, 12:09 PM (5 replies)
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