Monday, 25 February 2013

A Frenchman guest edits the Journal.

Geordies are taking the French to heart.
With French tax rates hitting 75%, and even Gerard Depardieu deciding france is not the place to be I am noticing the French more and more leaving France for a life in London. The bars, tube and restaurants are full of the French. But Newcastle readers of the Journal would have been struck by the Editors decision last Saturday to allow ace French footballer Yohan Cabaye to edit their local paper. The Newcastle United team now feature plenty of French stars and the guest editor wrote a piece headlined:
"What a wonderful place this is - vive la revolution"
I agree. I liked his additional article that read:
"I tried baked beans the other day ...it was interesting". I think he was speaking with that famous french tact and diplomacy...
Full story here:
http://www.journallive.co.uk/north-east-news/todays-news/2013/02/23/le-journal-special-editon-brought-to-you-by-guest-editor-yohan-cabaye-61634-32865585/

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