Day 33 – A day early ‘cos there’s so much to say. A pleasant surprise, I trust … but with a sting in the tail.

That Was Then This Is Now Corner: it’s maybe worth mentioning that in the 1st round of the 2012 Election, Hollande was first with 28.6% Continue reading Day 33 – A day early ‘cos there’s so much to say. A pleasant surprise, I trust … but with a sting in the tail.

Day 54 – Which side is Sir hanging today (or tomorrow)

The Dilemma of the Ever-Elegant Politico Yes. It’s That Man Again. He was revealed by Sunday’s JDD to have had a generous friend who bought him 2 suits for €13k last month at swish Parisian tailors Arnys (the same establishment where nearly €50k has been spent Dressing Mr Fillon in suits, pullovers and blazers since 2012 … of which a bit north of €35k was claimed … Continue reading Day 54 – Which side is Sir hanging today (or tomorrow)

Day 86 – As I was saying before I …

Plus ça change … Has anything changed? A Harris poll found 81% of the French greatly or fairly interested by this election – up substantially since 2 months ago before the Socialist primary. That’s about the only thing actually to have changed. Closing Time Approaching for M. Fillon? After dismissing the ‘Plan B’ attempt to dump him as B for Bérézina, Fillon moved up the alphabet to … Continue reading Day 86 – As I was saying before I …