You know you’e in France #6

…when you’re not allowed to sing in public.

I think…

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You know you’re in France #5

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…when this lunch…

….and this is dinner…

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You know you’re in France #4

…… when this is the view from your rental cottage’s terrace

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You know you’re in France #3

….when you set your cruise control at 110km/h and 800km later, you haven’t seen much prickish driving, you can still do another 100+km and your consumption is 7l per 100km ( or 40mpg in old money…)

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You know you’re in France #2

..when your hotel used to be a farm

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You know you’re in France….

..when it’s 29 degrees outside and when you ask someone in the Intermarché supermarket if they have cold beer, they look at you as if you’re trying to explain quantum mechanics by farting…

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A reason to believe in reincarnation

There’s not really a lot that beats this.

One of the comments gets it spot on:

No smoke + flash pots…no lasers…no 120-ft video screen…no skanky underdressed backup singers. Why? Because when you’re a talented musician with a tight band singing songs people love to hear you perform, none of that is needed.

Big shout out to Ed Marks* for nudging me in Tom’s direction over 40 years ago

* Now all grown up and running the North Woods Bread Company in Schroon Lake, upstate NY

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