Monday, 10 March 2014

Invisible Bordeaux: as seen on TF1


Invisible Bordeaux was one of a number of contributors to a lengthy report about the city broadcast by national TV station TF1 during the lunchtime news programme on Sunday March 9th. 

In the feature, I demonstrate my thorough knowledge of Bordeaux's extensive history by referring to some medieval cobblestones and a wall as being "very old" (the kind of expert analysis which loyal readers have come to expect).

It was a bad hair day (I've since been to the hairdresser's), my name is misspelled in the caption, but all in all it was an interesting experience and such prime-time exposure is very much appreciated, so big thanks to TF1 and to journalist Erwan Braem for getting in touch!

4 comments:

  1. Good video! But I’m confused about what the owner of the shop said: "1870". How Tourny could have done this job after his death? Maybe it was a simple mistake. Besides the Ginko project shows how the "écoquartier" concept has been reused nowadays to construct some houses in concrete, which is very fare from the original idea.

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  2. Congratulations Tim !

    @jeanbaptisteonlinux : Yes there is a mistake with the Cours d'Alsace et Lorraine. Tourny didn't make it, Haussmann did.

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  3. Thanks for the feedback and, indeed, Marquis de Tourny was long gone by then! Wasn't aware of the Haussmann connection though...

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  4. Interesting report Mr Pik! And I didn't notice anything untoward about your hair!

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