Tales of the world episode 23 – Give in to contradictions

As Christmas and the New Year approach, Tales of the world makes a scandalous proposal for the new year resolutions lists: instead of trying to be better, let us try to be more honest and embrace the inevitable contradictions traversing both our private and public lives. We might be surprised by the stories we uncover, and not necessarily in the negative. For Tales of the world this means episodes in French in addition to the English ones, as of January 2013.

Maria Antonietta’s pastiche, on the Mecca of Western luxury shopping (all puns intended), Harrods, reminds us that hard core reality can always do with a little lightness and cheerful cynicism.

With music from Lail Arad, Art Tatum, Aqua, and Astor…