Le cul entre les deux chaises

An American Spaniard in France or: How I Learned to Make an Ass of Myself in Three Cultures


A lovely day in the park — wait, what?

Walking through the Bois de Vincennes, Paris’s biggest park, I had one of those moments that sometimes happen when you just take a deep breath and think, “Falling leaves and crisp air and the sounds of a pétanque game are so wonderful. This is a nice moment.”

And then you realize that you’re in France and that there’s a guy pissing right in front of you.