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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

Red Friday - Red Friday and sad news from Afghanistan. A mix of US military personnel and civilian contractors have died in a plane crash. The old Stalwart workhorse the C-130 Hercules has crashed. May they rest in peace. Alas 6 of the 11 were USAF.As if the world does not have enough to worry about, isis, Taliban , al qada the Russian Bear is now in the fray in Syria. This analysis by the CBC Sean Davidson will allow you some insight in this latest twist on Syria. Meanwhile despite all the world problems Canada’s Submariners are suffering from lack of modern submarines. My friend the Irish Rover a retired Submariner and Veteran of both the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy  has given me permission to copy his Blog of today: Canada’s Submarines??? An Admirals View   Posted on October 2, 2015           by irishroverpei                The history and purchase of the four Upholder class British submarines acquired in the HM/SM Otter1990’s is a story of mostly disaster and waste.  The first major disaster was fire aboard Chicoutime  en-route from the UK.  One submariner (Lt Chris Saunders) lost his life and two others were seriously injured. The next disaster occurred when the  submarine Cornerbrook hit the sea floor doing 11 knots and caused serious and costly damage. The navy reported this accident as merely a fender bender. Of these four boats after more than two decades three are only now near to being seaworthy. The last report I heard, only one (Victoria ) is so…

Photo : Robby McRobb October 02, 2015