• The New Normal Everyone in the states nowadays is talking about “the new normal,” which ironically doesn’t sound very American. It’s not like a-mazing! Or OMG! And it has nothing to do with a new music scene or breakfast product from KFC. It’s a term coined by an economist actually, Mohammed El‐Erian of PIMCO (a global investment management […] 2012-11-13
  • Exact change Whenever I buy something in France, I often find myself in that uncomfortable position of never quite having the exact change; which isn’t understandable or acceptable to a lot of cashiers I’ve crossed. Just the other day I rang up a bottle of sparkling water and bag of cachous, to the tune of 3 Euros […] 2010-04-13