A Frenchman called Pierre asks me personally where I’m from, then exclaims, “My neighbor here into the village is US. He’s from Ny. He’s a fashion professional professional photographer.” The irony will not escape me personally.

A Frenchman called Pierre asks me personally where I’m from, then exclaims, “My neighbor here into the village is US. He’s from Ny. He’s a fashion professional professional photographer.” The irony will not escape me personally. We ask Pierre exactly what he...