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After a few 'unwanted and unnecessary e-mails I'm sorry, but to place a comment you will now have to become a 'FOLLOWER" - People can be and are nasty creatures.
At the bottom of this Blog I've put 4 links - on the right hand side - They will take you to various news sites from various countries. Keep up to date.....! The same links are just below.
Due to poor health, I have decided to use this site mainly, and the site below for some of my postings....just click on it and choose the article to read from the list!
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I'm to be found on 'Facebook' as 'Ian Mitchell' and......
I've started using "Twitter" (mr le Marquis) much more, and you can be a part of it. On all my Websites you'll find, somewhere (generally at the top of the page) "Twitter Updates"- This gives you links to click on which will take you to interesting things....Try it!
This site is OPTIMIZED for use with Google Chrome. It may be that users of Internet Explorer will have difficulties to read the text - change to Chrome or Firefox - they're better and safer anyway.
All photos and articles are available as free downloads for individuals. Commercial users please contact: iwmpop@gmail.com
To view/download a photo in original size, click on the photo and the page should open- This does NOT always apply to the photos in the side bar, with the exception of the Slideshow.
To make it easier for you (you may have to go to 'listen live' etc):
A General link - choose from various radio news stations in English....
http://www.livenewschat.eu/watch-now/
Or in French:
Or in German.....

A little trip through life

Come and take a little trip with me - through my life and with a few other people as well.....You can listen to the music if you don't like the photos....!
Jan/ian (Mr le Marquis - Iwmpop ) Personal Slideshow: Ian’s trip from Le Creusot, Burgundy, France to Nîmes was created by TripAdvisor. See another Nîmes slideshow. Create your own stunning slideshow with our free photo slideshow maker.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Publicity, but for whom......?

Some stuff I found....don't know who this cric is, only one I know called "Keith" is a "Keefer".....could it be the same guy.....?
Anyhow....he seems to be like you....he's got taste!


Wolfgang’s Story

languedoc roussillon Wolfgangs Story   because we all love reading blogs about life in FranceI recently reviewed Chez Mr. le Marquis du Galipot and noted that it contains one of the greatest posts that I have seen on any blog (Life in France type blogs or otherwise) ever.
A post that details someone’s true story; a post written with compassion and in a style that reminded me of some of Bruce Chatwin’s shorter pieces.
I asked the owner of Chez Mr. le Marquis du Galipot (a man who calls himself IWMPOP for some strange reason that you will have to read the review to understand) for permission to re-publish the post here and he very kindly agreed.
So, here it is (courtesy of http://marquisdugalipot.blogspot.com)…..

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Chez Mr. le Marquis du Galipot

languedoc roussillon Chez Mr. le Marquis du Galipot   because we all love reading blogs about life in FranceChez Mr. le Marquis du Galipot is not your typical Life in France blog.
It doesn’t follow the same shape as most other blogs that I keep an eye on and, at first viewing, might seem hard to follow.
I liken this blog, in a way, to a second-hand bookshop where the books are piled everywhere and you have to delve a bit, in order to find the treasures.
I like second-hand bookshops and I don’t mind delving and… you know what?  I somehow don’t think that Mr. le Marquis du Galipot (or iwmpop as I’ll call him from here on in – don’t worry; I’ll explain it all in a moment or two), would actually mind that description too much?
Let’s hope not, anyway?

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