How I came to work on a boat by the Eiffel Tower... in the 1970s
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My Dad worked on Paris peniche, moored on the Seine, in 1976.  I didn't know much about the story, so asked him how it came to be. His tale included hitch-hiking, thievery, a police station in Arles, and finally a boat in Paris.  Here it is in full :) This episode, and all the others, were brought to you thanks to the Patreon members. Join them here.
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