Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Some more 'cutting the edge' - Café du Commerce
From: philippe.orlent at (Philippe Orlent)
Date: Sun Dec 9 12:09:27 2007
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Op 9-dec-07, om 20:21 heeft Philippe Amard het volgende geschreven:

> Sorry Steve, I wasn't in a caf? then.
> Caf? du Commerce is just a way to express that the lively chat  
> one's engaged in can be stopped at any time, resumed the next  
> morning, and last forever.
> People in Caf?s usually start up a conversation with total  
> stangers, the "thread" is then taken on by those who stay longer,  
> and the same predictable arguments surface at regular intervals.
> When you next go back to France, try this; get a newspaper and a  
> caf? or else at the counter and listen: it's real fun observing the  
> well oiled mechanics of caf? du commerce conversations :-) .
> I enjoyed the same feeling when I was a "regular" at The Yatch in  
> Bexleyheath, England, too long ago (sighs)
> My cheeky remark was in no way meant to be offensive at all as I  
> find the thread really interesting and I'm glad Philippe started it  
> for I discovered a lot, not only about photography, but also about  
> the rest of the LUG family's approaches to it.

Wish it was me, but 't was our comrade George that started all this.

> My answer to you is BTW part of the whole caf? du commerce process  
> LoL.
> Bien amicalement
> Ph
> Steve Unsworth wrote:
>> Would that be the Parisian Caf? du Commerce in the 15th? I used to  
>> live just
>> around the corner in rue Mademoiselle.
>> Steve
>> On 8/12/07 09:36, ""  
>> <> wrote:
>>> Live from Caf? du Commerce - back to the studio
>>> Phil...x
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Replies: Reply from phamard at (Philippe Amard) (Re: [Leica] Some more 'cutting the edge' - Café du Commerce - Caesar George)
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