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In 1848 A French Commune Built an Interconnected Treehouse Cabaret Based on Swiss Family Robinson- Colossal

For over a century, Parisians were drawn out of the city and into the neighboring village of Le Plessis-Piquet to experience charming summer evenings among the township’s tall trees. What started as open air dancehalls called “guinguettes,” turned into treehouse cabarets … Continue reading

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a note on world media attention

In light of the shootings in Paris that took place earlier this month, the news (and the attention of the general academic/media world) has been dominated by  a range of security-related issues. While I do not fail to grasp the depth … Continue reading

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