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Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr

Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na,, na, na, na, na, Batman!

February 22, 2013 by The Scarlet Pimpernel

After my hugely successful campaign to rid Lyon’s streets of the god awful car2go scheme ( Any sightings of the Un smart rentals should be forwarded to me!) a darker… Read more…

Categories: Lyon Business

Poles Apart

June 4, 2012 by The Scarlet Pimpernel

One of my absolute favourite poems from my schooldays at Oxford in god’s own country was The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe : Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak… Read more…

Categories: Transport

Raymond’s Lyon

March 22, 2012 by The Scarlet Pimpernel

Many years ago when i first landed in Lyon someone told me the best way to cook and serve one of the regions finest dishes, the Andouillette ‘Sausage’.  He told… Read more…

Categories: Food

Car2go, Its not Smart!

March 1, 2012 by The Scarlet Pimpernel

Now people who know me will vouch my green beliefs. I can even count a couple of open toed sandal wearing tree huggers as not too close acquaintances. The French… Read more…

Categories: Transport

Petit Café, The Vision Of Lyon

March 1, 2012 by The Scarlet Pimpernel

It was at approximately 13h45 as I was struggling to make my very aloof waiter to understand that not everybody in the world likes petit cafe after a meal, and… Read more…

Categories: Lyon Business