Category: France

Visiting the Louvre Archives

As part of my research into Butehamun, and to help create a website about the famous scribe of Deir el-Medina, the W√•ngstedts Foundation awarded me a travel grant. Trip 1 was to the Louvre Museum in Paris, whas has a…

Amazing Changes in France

Yesterday and today have come news that two of the things I thought were the worst or weirdest about France are being changed, the stores being closed on Sundays, and the schools being closed on Wednesdays. Yesterday France24 reported, on…

Anti-ACTA demonstration in Strasbourg

Anti-ACTA demonstration in Strasbourg, originally uploaded by radiowood2000. Today sees demonstrations around the world to protest against ACTA, a so-called anti-copyright treaty negotiated in secret by the United States, which critics charge will limit the Internet even more than the…