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and so it has commenced...St Tropez-Pampelonne beach club /restaurants being demolished

AKA: Boy, am I thankful I didn't update the beach this year! 

It has finally started, on October 15 they commenced demolishing the beaches along this famous area.If you are all new this drama, it is part of a beach regeneration, environmental overhaul that they are doing along coastal areas in France. As you can imagine there is a lot of dramas with old timers being pushed out for rather larger conglomerates.I won't bore you with the sordid details , but Sarkozy is one of the new owners 
Anyway,I don't want to repeat myself ad nauseum   , but if you want to get an idea what is happening check out the link. 

So,lets get to the nut of it
"The rehabilitation program will be carried out over three years, in phases, focusing on the most suitable periods to minimize disturbance of tourist activity in the peninsula such as: Phase 1: Fall 2018 - Spring 2019: deconstructions - burial of networks - construction of new buildings Phase 2: Fall 2019 - Spring 2020: reconstruction and pro…

A supermarket open 24/7 on Champs-Elysees? That's unbelievable.....

Its not that I'm lazy, but I am multi-tasking like a person possessed at the moment! Anyway this is a direct translation from https://www.francetvinfo.fr/economie/paris-casino-inaugure-un-supermarche-ouvert-24-heures-sur-24-et-sans-caissier_2971979.html  Welcome to the "store of the future" . In any case, this is how the Casinogroup  presents this week a new generation supermarket near the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Open 24 hours a day, "Le 4 Casino" has around  twenty employees ... but not a single cashier: the customer uses self-service terminals or via his Casino Max application.
During the day, it will be accessible to all customers but, from 22 hours and all night, only holders of the Casino Max mobile application will be able to enter, by scanning their code on a terminal at the entrance and at the entrance. exit. The staff focuses on serving guests in different areas, including a section dedicated to snacks. At night, only two security guards are present, say…