How to stop your children having sex
Which is all that needs to be said on that part of the subject other than it should put the French in their places – they always act as if they invented the mattress mambo. A pal from the other side of the Channel told me one February 14, “Pah! If you ...
New York Times
'Flirting With French,' by William Alexander
New York Times
So he throws himself into learning to speak French with Gérard Depardieu-like gusto in a George Plimpton-like stunt, toiling over Rosetta Stone, enrolling in immersion classes, joining a conversational group, writing to a pen pal, papering his kitchen ...
Gazette legend Les calls time after 50 years in the saddle
It was back in 1964 that Les tentatively approached the then Gazette sports editor Cliff Greenwood if could he pen a weekly column on the sport. Little did he know then that it ... It was at the height of the Cold War and the Austrian capital was in ...
Pic: An Post release retro video game stamps featuring Super Mario and Sonic
We think that one of the downsides to living in this digital age of ours is that we don't receive as many letters as we did all those years ago. We're still waiting from a reply from our French pen-pal that we had in '97 but we don't think it's going ...
After 70 years, transatlantic pen pals are still going strong
The Week Magazine
The friendship started after a man visited Gentry's classroom in England and asked if any of the students would like an American pen pal. Just a few weeks later, correspondence from Rice arrived, and soon their letters began crisscrossing the Atlantic ...