Promenade Des Francais

Time to share a little vintage family portrait. This was my daughter Cécile's first trip outside of her native Franche-Comté; here she's with my wife and my father, walking along the Promenade des Anglais on Nice's Bay of Angels. In the background you can catch a glimpse of the world-famous Hotel Negresco.

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Santas in training at London's annual Santa School, held at the Ministry of Fun entertainment company.

Anne-Sophie Goninet and Jane Herbelin

👋 Ellohay!*

Welcome to Wednesday, where the Omicron variant triggers toughened travel restrictions, Putin warns NATO of Ukraine “red line,” and school’s in for Santa. For Amsterdam-based daily De Volkskrant, Daphne van Paassen also reports on how some Dutch hairdressers are being trained to recognize signs of domestic violence among their customers.

[*Pig Latin]

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