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Marseille Reading

For the past few months, I’ve had the pleasure to work on the foundation for the Marseille, je t’aime film project. It’s been a delight to once again be involved in a cultural project in my favorite city and there will certainly be more news about the movie in this space in the near future. Continue reading →

Like. This. Please.

Fantastic news: a brilliant new film project has landed in Marseille and I am their English liaison. The plan is to make a Cities of Love movie. These are a series of films that gives celebrated directors and actors (think Coen brothers, Scarlett Johansson, Shia Labeouf, etc. etc.) a carte blance to make interconnected short movies that explore the notion of love within one city. There’s already been Paris, je t’aime, New York, I Love You, and Rio, Eu Te Amo. Berlin and Delhi are in production. And we are going to make Marseille, je t’aime. Continue reading →

Moko & Loupe

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Jake Goes to Italy

Fate threw me together with Jake Rupert two decades ago. We were both student interns at the Ottawa Citizen and we were both assigned to the crime beat in hopes of pumping a little youthful vigor (and youthful heartlessness) into the newspaper’s struggle to keep up with the local tabloid.

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Mexico II

And then there’s this :

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I think I have reached a turning point regarding the continued success of my Paris book. I wrote Time Was Soft There (Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs in the UK) a decade ago and it has generated sustained interest since then.

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