Yes, We Have No Bananas

I am in Germany once more -- just. The train has reached the end of the line at the town of Perl and I am about to cross the Moselle river into Luxembourg. Another day, another border, although this one is just a little bit special. On the Luxembourgish side of the water is the village … Continue reading Yes, We Have No Bananas

Dream on, Jean-Claude

I cross into France. Another day, another language. Here's a test of your school French for you. Is it le toilette or la toilette?  Don't think about it for too long; this is a trick question. Actually in this case it's academic because the lavatory on the train is hors de combat -- but the correct answer … Continue reading Dream on, Jean-Claude