Airlines have found that a humorous approach to a serious subject is paying off.
Paul Byrnes was director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1989 to 1998. He has been a film critic for The Sydney Morning Herald for 20 years. In 2007, he was awarded the Geraldine Pascall prize for critical writing, the highest award in the Australian media for critics in any genre.
Lobbing up to some French town to watch a leg of the Tour de France is not as easy as you think. The answer? Be prepared.
France is a nation of many wonders – but some of them will leave you wondering whether the Gallic way of life is what you thought it was.