Tag Archives: postaday2011

2011 Year End Blog Post: Some Stats followed by some reflections on a Year of Loss, Hope and Change


It has been a particularly long year. In December 2010, I decided to take up the gauntlet thrown down by WordPress.com and attempt to blog daily. This is my 291st blogpost in 2011 so I nearly made it. My best … Continue reading

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TV Series: Sons of Anarchy S01: The Limits of Fidelity


I finished the E13 of SOA last night and couldn’t wait to post about it. Following on Weeds, Justified, Breaking Bad, Dexter, and Treme, this is the next series that I was woefully behind on and trying to catch up … Continue reading

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Kid’s Show: Tchoui fait son spectacle (Tchoupi does his show)


As promised, here is a quick review of the kid’s show Tchoupi fait son spectacle currently at the Casino of Paris on rue de Clichy. For the kids, it was a great show full of songs and lights and colors. As … Continue reading

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Book and Movie Review: Fantastic Mr. Fox


Roald Dahl’s book Fantastic Mr. Fox is a great kid story and since 2009, also a classic kid movie by Wes Anderson. The book and movie both deal with a sly Mr Fox, father of one (the movie) or several … Continue reading

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The Cat in the Hat (Reprise)


I wrote a while back about my re-reading of The Lorax from Dr. Seuss. A few days ago, I noticed an ad for a piece of children’s theatre based on The Cat in the Hat and I couldn’t resist. Actually, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!


Even bloggers get a holiday break right? Well, sort of. With two kids in tow, it is hard to make the time for blogging but I am happy to have kept to my postaday2011 commitment. The whole Christmas concept has … Continue reading

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De-stress


I had an amazing Ayurvedic massage today. To be honest, I really needed it. With Christmas break upon me and the kids coming back home tomorrow and in the middle of a particularly chaotic re-org where I work, I needed … Continue reading

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Dance Review: Preljocaj’s Snow White at the Royal Ballet of Versailles


Preljocaj has done it again with a fantastic reinterpretation of the Grimm fairy tale Snow White. This is probably the 7th or 8th show of his that I have seen and I am still a fan. The previous remake I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Phantom Protocol


Well, to be honest, I never watched any of the other three MI movies so I have to go on m.poulet’s word that this one was better than MI II and III but not as good as MI I. The … Continue reading

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TV Series: Dexter S06 – another sucking sound


Well, that was disappointing! A whole season leading up to such a lame-ass ending. Sheesh. The long-awaited Dexter S06 finale was certainly one of the weakest episodes of the season that killed of two of the most interesting characters Gellar … Continue reading

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