As the ocean crawls onto the shoreline
So you lap at the edges of me
And now, as I'm walking
I know that you're watching me move
Charolette Gainsbourgh, Everything I Cannot See
Man or woman, Parisians move with a grace down the streets, dressed stylishly as they move to their next appointment.
This is not an isolated smoker. Smoking is very popular throughout Paris, particularly among the younger set. Well, things may be different in Paris: They consume massive amounts of fat, too, but it doesn't seem to effect longevity. One author reports that virtually the entire population is on anti-chloresterol medication--plus red wine.