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    Re: Another interesting article...

    Vicious comments. Whew.
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    Goodbye for this year

    Gorgeous final afternoon at Petite Anse as the sargasse retreated to the far shore, the sea was clear and 2 turtles joined me snorleking the bay. I was curious and a little anxious about how it...
  3. Thread: Earthquake

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    Earthquake

    I was just told there was an earthquake felt here last night about the time the Film Festival movie started. Was surprised to discover online that:
    Saint Barthelemy has had:(M1.5 or greater)

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  4. Thread: Champagne Dilemma

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    Re: Champagne Dilemma

    Ah well…they said no. But said it very nicely.
  5. Thread: Champagne Dilemma

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    Champagne Dilemma

    Is it likely that L’oubli will let me bring my own champagne if I pay a corkage fee? I have too few days, an extra bottle, and am meeting someone there…
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    Re: Eating our way around the island 2022

    https://youtube.com/watch?v=mxo8lMU8Fn0&feature=share (if this comes through).
    Johhny Hoy and the Bluefish, still playing in MA it seems. We always thought we’d catch them there but my guy ran out...
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    Re: Eating our way around the island 2022

    Baz owner told me he's done w live music...just can't make it pay for itself. We met some fine musicians there over the years and I have my husband's CD collection to prove it.
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    Re: Sargassum Weekly Bulletins (en français)

    In the last week a serious allergic reaction to any touch of sargassum has kept me out of the water at Petite Anse, Flamands, Lorient, and astonishingly this morning as I’ve not seen it there before,...
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    Re: Le Tour de Saint Barth

    So that’s what it was! I was astonished yesterday to look up over Petite Anse and see these water creatures FLYING across. My purchase of binocs at the electronics store is sure paying off on this...
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    African Art at Wall House Museum

    An astounding display of artifacts from private collections…a gift to us. Charles, the new director, has put together special insight using his own experience and connections. Recently brought...
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    Re: Book Exchange on 5/1- no Market

    Why is there no market? When I asked last month I was told the vendors were all hopeful and needed it to proceed. But there was concern that the new administration needed to appoint a successor to...
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    Re: News of the Day-4/27

    Maybe by next year I’ll have figured out this new iPad and how to upload pictures/film/links to share as I took film of these teams of 2 as they came by Petite Anse at 6:45am. Good fun to cheer them...
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    Ombeline and Carolina Concert

    Don't know how to post a link to the webs but if someone could that would be a gift. Ombeline Collin is the violinist at the Anglican Church and is presently partnered with Caroline Rivers, pianist,...
  14. Re: BE AN ANGEL: PLEASE SUPPORT THE 25th ST BARTH FILM FESTIVAL May 4-7, 2022

    https://www.stbarthff.org/

    It's updated and in English.
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    Re: THE PARIS APARTMENT by Lucy Foley

    Murder in the Marais, 1998.
    Just finished #20 in the series: Murder at the Porte de Versailles, published last month. Enjoy reading mysteries in places I'm now/will travel to: Andre Camilleri-...
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    Re: News of the Day-4/23

    That paragraph about this being non-standard work requiring a stream of incoming resources since 2019 to complete without shutting down the existing plant speaks volumes about the complications of...
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    Re: THE PARIS APARTMENT by Lucy Foley

    Have you read the Cara Black series? Thrillers with a cheeky female lead set all over Paris.
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    Re: les Voiles Photos 2022

    Just WOW. Thank you. Jo.
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    Re: HERE COMES THE FLEET

    Where are you in SE Michigan? I'm west of Ann Arbor on North Lake and have been getting pix of this weather all day.
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    Re: HERE COMES THE FLEET

    The ones with big black sails are passing across Petite Anse now…
  21. Re: Still able to find our St. Bart's after all these years

    Trying for Wednesday while I still have a friend here to explore with. Then maybe I'd venture out solo :). Thanks!
  22. Re: Still able to find our St. Bart's after all these years

    Agree, agree! You list my favorites under "owner operated" though I've not been to Zion and Lil' Rock. Orega is for very special occasions. And, there's some shade again for those of us who've...
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    Re: Burgundy, France thoughts

    Can't believe I've been here 2+ weeks and have done no research on this...my one "project" for this trip. But I found the book/lotto store was open today and bought a little journal. Have noted...
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    Re: Scammers swindle Joël Robuchon

    That’s sad. I’ve been rooting for the L’Atelier since it’s opened here. I had one of the most memorable dining experiences of my life at one in Paris. And that’s saying a lot for someone who often...
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    Re: Burgundy, France thoughts

    Fascinating timing. I fly into Bordeaux late next September and will join a small group tour (Road Scholars) for 2 weeks visiting there, Sarlat, Rocamadour and end up in Toulouse. I have 2+ weeks...
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    Re: Nils Dufau Admonishes Restaurant Association

    I wonder if this is the person a vendor at the street fair meant when she told me yesterday that none of them had yet received confirmation of the May date b/c the person in charge had resigned and...
  27. Thread: Good Champagne ++

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    Good Champagne ++

    Nothing better than champagne at 5 on the terrace after a morning of slaying techical dragons with the help of the team at the electronics store next to the gas station by the airport, loading up on...
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    Re: So far so good trip report

    Where’s Mama’s Kitchen? Can’t find much online. Always looking for specialty take out.
  29. Re: St. Barth New President and Government Ceremony Photos on April 3, 2022

    These pictures reinforce the humanity of the island, which I love. Thank you.
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    Re: Election of the President-4/3

    Very nice summary of the election in the Weekly, Ellen, and I much appreciated your comment about Bruno Magras at its end.
  31. Thread: Bonito

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    Re: Bonito

    My sister is home now and working directly with Bonito, not through the concierge for the villa rental as she was while here. If it turns out there was an issue involving the concierge’s role in...
  32. Thread: Bonito

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    Bonito

    My sister and her husband were charged 600E by Bonito for failing to cancel dinner reservations 24 hours ahead of time (they were hosting 2 guests, hence 150E X4). 3 of the 4 of them became sick...
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    Weekly over for season?

    Is the 3-17-22 issue of the Weekly the last for the season?
  34. Thread: Election Results

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    Re: Election Results

    I wonder if the rush for permits was in anticipation of this possibility. Am cheered to learn from Ellen that deadlock may be avoided w how the seats line up...had assumed they'd be split. Thanks...
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    Charter Fishing Update?

    Looking for fishing info. Prior post suggests charter is the best option and links to a blog from Dec. 2020 that lists Jerome Lafort, Patrick LaPlace and Jicky Marine. Any update to that or other...
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