The Journey to Calais – (Part 1)

The only visit I have made to Paris so far was on Dec.1,1978. My husband was on a WHO fellowship at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. I was on a British Council short visitorship and visiting institutions, generally enjoying England and the hope to visit Paris was on my agenda. I have always been charmed […]
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From Calais to Paris – December 1978 (Part-II)

At Calais, we caught another train for the short journey to Paris. Our companions in the compartment were a young lady and two young men escorting her, a trio returning from a shopping trip to London. London has always been cheaper than Europe, so many Continentals shop regularly across the Channel. Usually, the French do […]
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