Wednesday, December 26, 2012

A la pêche aux euros


We happened upon Monsieur, dangling a line in the water below the Daniel Buren's Les Deux Plateau at the Palais Royal.  Pourqoui??  Peter has a few words with him, and he explained he was catching euros on a magnet.  He did not share how many he's captured.



19 comments:

martinealison said...

Il est vrai que les rivières s'appauvrissent en poissons ! Alors pourquoi ne pas se reconvertir ?!...
très jolis clichés...

Gros bisous et tous mes voeux de bonheur pour 2013.

Riya chauhan said...
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Dianne said...

This is SO funny Virginia .... perhaps that's what I need to do on my next trip to Paris ... Pourquoi pas?

French Basketeer.com said...

Only in France! This is too funny.....hope you had a wonderful Noel~

Paulita said...

Not nearly as messy as fishing for fish. And more profitable.

helen tilston said...

Happy Christmas Virginia,
Great images. Do you suppose he needs the Euros? I often spot newly retired people at the beach happily following their metal detector and hoping for a treasure

Helen xx

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Wow, that must take some patience!
Hope you had a great Christmas Virginia

Jeanie said...

Wow -- that's pretty clever but it must be hard time to go fishing for euros!

Kristie Franklin said...

I sure never would have thought to do that! I wonder how much money he has picked up doing that?

Jack said...

Really! I guess you have to find something to keep you busy.

Nadege said...

This is funny, but maybe this man really needs the money, so, really not that funny!

JoeinVegas said...

I'll have to bring a magnet and string next time I visit - perhaps I can pay for the trip!

LaPouyette said...

very typical 'old fashioned' French!
Love it!
k

Herm said...

From what I found on the internet, only the 1,2,& 5 c pieces are made with any magnetic sensitive metal

Angele Style said...

This is a wonderful photo of the human spirit. It is in the unknown story that is fascinating and the photo allows us to use our imagination. If Patience is a virtue this man wins the prize!!!!

Alexa said...

Wonderful—and I'm going to remember this! Enjoyed your last few posts, even if I was too busy to comment. :~} Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, V --

Starman said...

Lucky he doesn't live in the US where he could go to jail for what he's doing!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Haha! Good luck to him..but what are the coins doing down there in the first place Virginia?

This is Belgium said...

one way is as good as any other ... to get rich ...