The pride a French waiter takes in the job is striking and in our increasingly slap-dash world, where familiar traditions are being lost at speed, it’s a joy to see a vestige of a bygone era, writes
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
Last week was the centenary of the birth of Albert Camus. The great man grew up to become the second-youngest winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1957 (can you guess the youngest?) for works such as The Outsider and The Myth of Sisyphus.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
RÓNÁN MULLEN, in analysing Valéry Giscard D’Estaing’s draft European constitution (Irish Examiner, June 11), forgot one important point: the French, who gave us Jean-Paul Sartre’s Being and Nothingness and Monsieur Guillotine’s revolutionary invention (the bread slicer), are quite capable of anything.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2003