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by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Jun 21st, 2013 at 11:51:08 AM EST
good point. this kinda means that there will be a Paris meetup in early October.

but no reason for a South Herringstan/North Sausagereich meetup before the Baltic freezes in early September

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Fri Jun 21st, 2013 at 02:06:17 PM EST
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While it would be nice to accommodate Paul's plans, I'm sure he wouldn't expect it to be a determining factor for the rest of us. I suspect many of us would prefer a meeting in Paris before early October. While one can never guarantee good weather there would be more of a chance of it in Aug early Sept.

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.
by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Sat Jun 22nd, 2013 at 09:22:00 AM EST
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There's also less chance of getting accommodation at a reasonable rate.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sat Jun 22nd, 2013 at 09:37:06 AM EST
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Swings and things :-)

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.
by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Sat Jun 22nd, 2013 at 10:39:59 AM EST
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It would be great to participate, but only if it's convenient for y'all. I'd suggest a mini-meetup for those available, while we're there, if folks are interested. One of my closest friends from Austin is living in the 12th and sampling restaurants so that we can optimize quality vs price.

Have to underline afew's comment - accommodations should be cheaper in October. Probably less crowded, too.

paul spencer

by paul spencer (spencerinthegorge AT yahoo DOT com) on Sat Jun 22nd, 2013 at 11:54:11 AM EST
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Early october is fine in Paris. I'd vote for that.

And if something else happens elsewhere in the meantime, I'll see if I can be in or not.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 at 04:29:57 AM EST
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I'm easy :-) it could be nice in October:

"It may be on the wet and brisk side, but for meditative strolls in crisp air, long afternoons chatting or reading in warm cafes, and enjoying dramatic dusks in picturesque settings, Paris is incomparable.

Why to Love It: Tourist season is ebbing, and the city gets a quiet, contemplative feel to it. You'll likely have more space to wander ...

http://goparis.about.com/od/parisbymont1/a/Paris_October.htm

Also, there's this:

From 9 to 13 October 80th edition of the Harvest Festival of Montmartre

has found the perfect sponsor: Thomas Dutronc!

Nolwenn Leroy, Thomas Outronc ... a charming duo to celebrate the Harvest Festival of Montmartre placed this year under the sign of love!

Nolwenn Leroy, singer bold, creative and popular. Thomas Dutronc, meanwhile,. has made ​​himself a name in alongside the best gypsy jazz musicians in the heart of the Flea Market and 18th St. Ouen, with its jazzy-gypsy melodies.

80 years after Mistinguett and Fernandel, these two artists embody the talent, youth and glamor.

 



Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.
by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 at 07:07:03 AM EST
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Just trying to see the link between Thomas Dutronc and Fernandel, but never mind ;)
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 at 07:17:46 AM EST
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Les premiers parrains de la fête montmartroise, qui sera placée cette année sous le signe de l'amour, ont été Mistinguett et Fernandel.

80 years later Dutronc is da man :-)

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.

by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 at 09:30:03 AM EST
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Those of us for whom the travel budget is the lion's share of the expense would like at least eight weeks' notice, such that we may book tickets while they're still cheap.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sat Jun 22nd, 2013 at 02:26:36 PM EST
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