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IT SEEMS TO HAVE ALL STARTED WHEN MARIE ANTOINETTE allegedly screamed her infamous one-liner: “Let them eat cake!” (Then again, probably not!)

 … alas, she was probably never to feed or paint her face again!

Quatorze Juillet/ 14 July commemorates the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison on 14 July 1789 and was seen as a symbol of the uprising modern nation. Now, like the Fourth of July, it’s a great day to celebrate our independence!

Fortunately now the only popping sounds you will hear tonight are fireworks and Champagne corks!

Bonnes Fêtes et à bientôt!   Jack

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July 14, 2013 - Posted by Jack Tobin