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Louvre reopens after staff walkout over pickpockets

Paris’s Louvre museum on Thursday reopened its doors to the public after a walkout by some staff in protest at gangs of pickpockets operating at the world famous art gallery. Around 20 police officers have now been drafted in to patrol the museum in response to staff concerns, Louvre officials…

Ruminations on a week and a half in Europe

Having been gone from the blog while experiencing a bunch of crazy shit for the past week and a half, I figured I’d indulge myself by sharing some observations with you, categorized by The Great Themes Of Human Existence. At least, as I see them. Death Thanks to the folks…