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2004 08 soc english

In our time, we are considered as sort of foot-soldiers historians, in contrast to the big names or well known historians who talk about Napoleon and all his marshals. In the end, we are making fun of Napoleon; we are making fun of his marshals, even though he is our boss – but we […]

2004 08 cul english

Rene Moniot-Beaumont shares with us his love of the works of Roger Vercel. And if you are smitten with the literature of the sea or if you are seeking to be you must hurry to Saint-Giles-Croix-de Vie to spend the afternoon in the company of M. Moniot-Beaumont. This old sea dog has a contagious […]

2003 08 soc english

We are in the garden of scents with the honour of talking with Andre Chauviere, a historian and even an archaeologist of perfume. A nose in the high society of perfume in Geneva, M Chauviere has developed a passion for researching and remaking the scents of other times.

During my work I […]

2002 08 soc english

Here, there are no farmers, there are no workers, there are no managers, there are no company directors, we are all the same you see. All use “tu”, we are all friends, one place that’s all… that is a good thing!

Well, because it offers beauty, that’s all. Beauty and emotion, and […]

2002 08 cul english

Stephane Goudet praises the film-maker/actor Jacques Tati who is returning to the cinemas now. His film Playtime has just been remade to come out in the cinemas in the 70mm de luxe format.

For many critics, Playtime, which dates from 1967, is Tati’s masterpiece.

The story begins by following a […]

2001 08 act english

Yes, we must have silence because the stakes are high. It is man against computer today in these games of checkers.

It is a question of dames [1] but we are not talking about the female sex of course. It is about the game of checkers. This game of strategy and of […]

2004 08 soc french

Au quotidien, on se considère tous un petit peu comme des historiens de terrain, à contrario des historiens de grands noms ou renommés qui parlent de Napoléon et de tous ses maréchaux. A la limite en s’en fout de Napoléon, on s’en fout des maréchaux, même si c’est notre patron… mais on s’intéresse aux […]

2004 08 cul french

René Moniot-Beaumont nous fait partager son amour pour les oeuvres de Roger Vercel. Et si on est mordu de littérature maritime, ou si on cherche à l’être, il faut se précipiter à St-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie pour passer un après-midi en compagnie de M. Moniot-Beaumont. Cet ancien marin a en effet un enthousiasme contagieux pour son sujet […]

2003 08 soc french

Nous sommes dans le jardin des Olfacties avec l’honneur d’être en train de parler avec André Chauvière, historien et même archéologue des parfums. Nez dans une grande société de parfumerie à Genève, M. Chauvière a développé une passion pour la recherche et la reconstitution des odeurs d’autrefois.

Durant mes activités j’ai développé […]

2002 08 soc french

Là, il y a pas de paysans, il y a pas d’ouvriers, il y a pas de cadres, il y a pas de chefs d’entreprise, on est tous les mêmes, voilà. On se tutoie tous, on est tous des copains, un point c’est tout… ça c’est une bonne chose!

Eh bien parce […]

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