Tag Archives: Globalisation+Mondialisation

Photos : Mass Tourism – And you thought your job sucked ?

+ + Sarah + + I am sometimes filled with intense admiration at the sight of a fellow human being at work ; admittedly often because I’ve done the job in question at one point or other and know for … Continue reading

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In the press : culture & mobile phones

+ + Sarah + + The following is an excerpt from an article issued in The Economist about the global uses of material culture, more specifically mobile phones : Mobile-phone culture – The Apparatgeist calls How you use your mobile phone … Continue reading

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Degrees in Counter Terrorism ?

+ + Sarah + + The on-going hyper specialisation of academia never ceases to amaze me… The University of East London (UK) says : “We have entered an era where terrorism and the fight against terrorism have become critical issues … Continue reading

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White Trash Restaurant

+ + Julie Simonney + + Restaurant chinois, Berlin, Allemagne. Les Chinois berlinois ont un sens de la dérision certain. These Berliner Chineses have a definite sense of humour

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New Year's Eve : The democratization of luxuries ?

+ + Sarah + + Foie gras 3,59 € – Liver paté Saumon fumé de Norvège 6 € – Smoked salmon from Norway

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Photos: "What music do you listen to ?" The music fans of James Mollison

+ + Sarah + + The very first few questions you ask upon first meeting people are interesting on more than one level. Such questions are indicative of a cultural understanding of etiquette and more generally of social relations, both … Continue reading

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Japan : a globalizing Colonel Sensei

+ + Kathryn Kallady + + East meets West. The great Southerner and the good folk of Japan both identify with the refreshing flavour for watermelon for those long humid summer days. If only they had provided him with some … Continue reading

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Election effervescence & the idea of the 'World Child'

by Sarah Ecole militaire, Paris, France. This happy news agent decided to decorate his street shop to celebrate Barack Obama’s victory in the US elections. When I asked him what he felt was most inspiring about Obama he proudly replied, … Continue reading

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Identity, religion & Baby food

by Sarah What the slogan says, even if your baby doesn’t look like the one on the picture.

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Paris : Scarfood Restaurant

by Sarah Scarfood restaurant, Paris, France. The Tony Montana legacy lives on in this fast food restaurant. Là où la restauration rapide croise le mythique Tony Montana.

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