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Latest update : 2009-12-28

Green toys

Marie has organised a rather special private sale in her home. The table is filled with soft toys, security blankets and rattles for children aged 0 to 4. The toys have one thing in common: they are all organic, and announce this Christmas’s trend.

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1970-01-01 Electron Libre

Creative Christmas confections

At this time of year, even our food is festive, desserts in particular. Chocolate makers and pastry chefs are coming up with all manner of creative variations on the traditional...

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1970-01-01 Electron Libre

French whisky

We may well be seeing a lot of whisky this festive season, whether it’s underneath the Christmas tree or in our glasses. France is the world's largest consumer of Scotch whisky,...

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1970-01-01 Electron Libre

A new generation of games

Adults are showing a growing interest in playing games, all manner of games, and there are new establishments where they can go to play them and let their imagination run wild.

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1970-01-01 Electron Libre

Revisiting woodwork

Designers are teaming up with carpenters and craftsmen to revisit woodwork, using simple designs to bring out the beauty of this ancestral material.

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Changing cheese culture

Cheese culture is changing, bringing new levels of sophistication to the cheese board. New eateries, stores and concepts could well change consumer habits, with people seeing...

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