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French Cognac From Ireland

  French Cognac From Ireland. Yes, dear reader, it’s true. The fact that Cognac, while not from Ireland, owes it’s fame, popularity and world-wide notariety to Ireland. Specifically to Blarney land’s Richard Hennessy who left the Emerald Isle to join the army of Louis XV. He was stationed in the southwestern town of…(you’re ahead of […]

30Apr2012 | | 30 comments | Continued
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French History – The Tears of Chenonceau

French History is the World’s greatest(and longest running)action adventure movie. Chock full of everything you could want in a Hollywood blockbuster.(expect the SFX, bien sur.) Love, Intrigue, Betrayal, Murder, Assassination, Torture, War,Plagues.  And, ocassionally, a few brief periods of peace, happiniess and justice for all. Although I am, as you are well aware, a “dyed […]

16Jun2011 | | 8 comments | Continued