So now you know, i do have an iPhone since last month. Very happy with my 'new' toy (I mean, it's always new to me), and i just realized how both mobile and online I became. Today I got breaking news from twitter, reacted by mail on my phone, and I'm currently blogging from typepad's iPhone enhanced plattform.
Ok I'm still slow on typing but i couldn't find a way to switch easily between fr and en dictionary. Any hint ?
"You know youre from Paris, when... you plan to spend an hour or more to find a decent parking place (decent = not that illegal)"
I guess not going on vacation a whole summer has some advantage... One of them is definitely the rare possibility to enjoy the city completely alone. The beginning of august is the only time when you can walk the streets without fearing cars or scooters. Even vélibs seem to have take a break...
Anyway, tomorrow, I won't even be able to enjoy it, back to work ! (and you know what, my office is quite empty too...)
Raining all day long over Paris. I was supposed to experience farniente in a friend's garden, I spent hours in front of various screens, a great november sunday at least ! Next week will be long, i'll be waiting for saturday when I'll be playing Point Break in Berry's sky.
(that picture sucks, but the movie is great, so 80s !)
One thing I discovered this week-end is microblogging and Twitter, a great useless tool that could actually become quite cool if I had at least one friend on it... I thought I was not that geeky, guess I was wrong ! Techcrunch guys speak a lot about it if you want to know more.
It could become more and more interesting in Paris, knowing that free wireless internet is now available in more than 250 gardens (the first half is on since yesterday, the other one in september). Anyway, I would still need to convince a few friends to get on it, and the weather to be more june than november.
I work in the center of Paris, just a few steps from the Opera Garnier. This month, the Mairie de Paris is launching its new bike renting program, called "Ve'lib", which should help with the jams I drive into every day with my Vespa. This kind of renting system already exists in Berlin for a few years, and I remmeber the huge number of those Deutsche Bahn bikes in Berlin.
All that bla to explain how surprised I was last week when I saw this right in the street I'm working in...
First rule about parisian communism : public property tends to become private, as soon as it's movable to my flat.
I'm not sure the guy who "owns" the bike actually made it with his legs only from Berlin to Paris.