The Bibliothèque Nationale de France and Me, Etc.

Photo credit: Christophe Chenevier

Dear readers of Gherkins & Tomatoes /Cornichons & Tomates,

Soon I will embark on a great adventure, doing research on France’s colonial empire at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Archives nationales d’outre mer in Aix-en-Provence, thanks to a grant from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Until I return, I will not have the time to devote to posting the intricate blog posts that I love to research, write, and share.

I trust that you, gentle readers, will however enjoy the photos and brief commentaries I’ve arranged for your pleasure until I return. I will when I can, of course, share with you on-the-ground, you-are-there episodes.

Thank you for reading.

Best,

Cynthia Bertelsen

 

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Thank you to all for the good wishes. I’m looking forward to sharing photos, anecdotes, and other such things from the France trip with you.

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  2. Good luck with the research. Enjoy your time en France! Bon voyage!

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  3. karen says:

    Sounds very exciting! I enjoy your blog and look forward to your “on the ground reports” while you are on your adventure.

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  4. offmotorway says:

    Sounds fabulous! Good luck and have a great time!

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  5. Jesse says:

    Enjoy your trip, and congratulations on the grant, how exciting!

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