Here is an overview of Gwendominica’s experiences during the January 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
Expressions of ‘Je Suis Charlie‘ quickly appeared everywhere after the horrific January 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris. This one was painted on to the front corner of an apartment building in Montmartre, close to where I stayed during my second week in Paris.
It will be difficult to ever forget about the horrific events that took place in Paris, starting on Wednesday January 7, and ending on Friday January 9, 2015. I had no idea that the regularly scheduled monthly test of the startling and eerie-sounding air raid siren at midday Wednesday would be a harbinger of what had just taken place a short distance from my rendez-vous point with a French friend. That afternoon, just after lunch hour, I was to meet Magali (the mother of friend Gildas, the groom-to-be) in a café beside the stately neo-classical Notre Dame de Lorette Cathedral. She was going to take…
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