Paris sera toujours Paris - terrorism will not subdue this city
Published 15/02/2016 | 02:30
No one talks about the bombings and the shootings. It is as if a whole city is trying desperately to erase all mention of the tragedies, such is the collective will of the citizens to get on with life as usual.
The sensible Parisians seem to have taken a collective decision that the best way to beat the terrorists is by doing the ordinary and the everyday. Paris may seem to the rest of the world like a city under siege but the reality is the Parisians have beaten their enemies by steadfastly ignoring them.
The hurt is kept within.