I will now tell you three funny things and the not at all funny thing that came about as a result of their existence. Funny thing about a laptop — it needs power to operate for more than a few hours. Funny thing about France — they have a different power source/plug configuration. Funny thing about the power converter we bought (good for use in 150 countries!): it sisn’t designed for three prong plugs, only two.
So we got a converter at the airport on our way home. That’s why we’ve been silent since the first ‘we’re here!’ posts.
Read on for the deluge!