FWOTD #10: les Champs Elysées

With its cinemas, cafés, and luxury specialty shops, l’avenue des Champs Elysées* is one of the most famous streets in the world. Bordered by trees, the avenue runs for two kilometers from the Place de la Concorde, with the Luxor Obelisk, to the Place Charles de Gaulle, location of the Arc de Triomphe. Les Champs […]

Back in 2007 – part 2

Back in 2007 – part 1 Wheelchair tennis After these entertaining doubles matches, I headed to number 7 court, for some wheelchair tennis. There are only a few differences between tennis and wheelchair tennis: – the player is allowed two bounces of the ball. The second bounce can be either in or out of the […]

2010 French Open live coverage: day 10

14.54 Francesca Schiavone wins the first set over Caroline Wozniacki 6-2. The Dane is probably really tired by her marathon win over Flavia Pennetta in the fourth round. 15.34 Schiavone totally dominates the world number 3 and she is through to semifinals after her 6-2 6-3 in only 80 minutes. Wozniacki was -as often- too […]

Back in 2007 – part 1

I had one of my best Roland Garros experience in 2007. I had bought tickets for the Benny Berthet Day but couldn’t attend it, and for the second Wednesday. Usually, I avoid Wednesdays, because the stadiums are overcrowded and full of kids everywhere, but I really enjoyed that sunny day at Roland Garros. Trophée des […]

FWTOD #9: metro-boulot-dodo

One could translate this french expression by “Commute, work, sleep”. This expression describe the parisian way of life. I must say, when it comes to talk about Paris and Parisians, I’m totally biased. I found a job and moved to Paris just after I finished college. I was supposed to stay there for at least […]