Monthly Archives: March 2016


Mar 28, 2016 |

Just finishing reading Rossi’s Régine over Easter; the story did drift into an autobiography with no real plot. From a literary tourism point of view the streets in the district to the east of the city centre of Nantes might hold a fascination for followers of Rossi’s writing or for the diaspora of those who […more]

La Voyageuse Immortelle

Mar 22, 2016 |

A busy week this week, I am still reading Paul Louis Rossi’s 1990 book, Régine, which is more like an autobiography of Rossi living through the 1930s and 40s, at least, so far.  I suspect the character, Régine, will start to take on a more prominent role.  Rossi gives us lots of street names and, […more]

Story Entertainment

Mar 20, 2016 |

It’s so gratifying to hear from past graduates, especially if they are carving out a career in international tourism.  This morning, Samer Naouri got in touch to tell me about his work with Story Entertainment; a great name for a company that combines tourism with events.  Samer graduated in 2014 with a BSc Honours degree […more]

Paul Louis Rossi (1990) Régine

Mar 15, 2016 |

Paul Louis Rossi’s 1990 book, Régine has just arrived. It looks very hopeful. The very first paragraph speaks of a district, which I hope will be in Nantes, the quartier de Doulon.  Do you know that area?  There was a stream there, small enough to cross on foot, un gué, (say –geh-) in French. In […more]

Volume 6, Issue 5, March 2016

Mar 15, 2016 |

A Word from the Editor In this issue’s Buzz, we revisit Albert Camus’s Algeria through the adaptation of his short story “L’hôte.” In this spare tale, a French Algerian escorts an Arab to jail acro… Source: Volume 6, Issue 5, March 2016