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Charles M. Adams - Canadian Expats

City of Love - Celebs in Paris - When you are on holiday in the City of Love there are a lot of possibilities to spend a beautiful day. If you want the opportunity to catch a glimpse or even meet some of the world's most famous celebrities, spend some time in the beautiful city of Paris. You never know who you might see when walking around the French capital's stunning boulevards and cobbled stone streets. Many celebrities such as the French actress Marion Cotillard, Leonardo di Caprio, American actor as well as Jay-Z and Beyonce, singers, live in the city for most of the year. International VIPs enjoy spending many months living in Paris, dining in trendy restaurants, shopping in chic malls and dancing the night away in the private nightclubs, Le Baron and the Black Calvados.   If you're lucky enough to get into Le VIP Room located beside the Champs Elysees, you might have a chance to mingle with the stars like Kirsten Dunst, Sofia Coppola or the Mexican celebrity Salma Hayek. No visit to Paris is complete without dining out. Whether you're having a drink or lunch there are quite a few restaurants in Paris which are owned or frequented by celebs. Check out the Hotel Costas restaurant, a favourite of Jude Law or L-Avenue where you could see Jean Paul Gaultier. Fans of Beyonce and Jay-Z have a great chance of meeting their idols at Le Sourire de Saigon, a Vietnamese restaurant which is also very popular with Vanessa Paradis.   Of course, whether visiting Paris for a…

Photo : Charles M. Adams March 24, 2015

Robby McRobb - Military Blog Site - with Robby McRobb Blog

He who Dares Wins... - The SAS of the British Army are a very BRAVE professional team of soldiers (both men and Women). This report shows their Bravery in the face of the enemy an Audacious plan that was carried out successfully. BRAVO ZULU  once again to the SAS.   I read a message this morning on facebook, from my nephew Paul. He tells of how Iran in the 70s was very western. Yes indeed Paul not only Iran but Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Syria and many other Muslim countries that were Western in dress and business. The radical Islamists and so called Jihadis have destroyed these countries. I came across an article about   Abdülmecid I Caliph of Islam  Amir al-Mu'minin Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques     Spiiritual Leader in Turkey This man was the most senior Islamist in the world in the 1800s, He did many great things. Reorganisation of the Civil and Criminal Code according to the French model Reorganisation of the court system, establishing a system of civil and criminal courts with both European and Ottoman judges. Establishment of the Meclis-i Maarif-i Umumiye (1845) which was the prototype of the First Ottoman Parliament (1876) Institution of a council of public instruction (1846) Creation of the Ministry of Education abolish slave markets (1847)[10] Plans to build a Protestant chapel (1847)[10] Establishment of modern universities and academies (1848) Establishment of an Ottoman school in Paris[1] Abolition of a capitation tax which imposed higher tariffs on non-Muslims (1856) Non-Muslims were allowed to become soldiers in…

Photo : Robby McRobb June 28, 2016