I have noticed that certain people are labelled as “Patron”, but I can’t find any indication of what that means and I’m curious
Patrons donate a small amount each month to help maintain/run the site.
Thank you (and to the Patrons).
I made the wrong-headed assumption that Patrons were personages of substance who served as reference points of wisdom, discretion, learning, gravitas and dignity for the organisation in question @Flaneur.
That was a (not at all expensive) mistake .
It’s very much a worthwhile cause IMO and as long as a few still live in blissful ignorance as to my apparently estimable eminence and the privilege and gracious bounty I bestow selflessly and unsung on Survive France, I shall remain content in my patronage…
NB it looks good on one’s CV too
Peter, I knew they weren’t the sort of people you describe the moment I saw you are one!
And, being serious, it’s a worthwhile cause to support.
Persons of such crystalline discernment as you’ve displayed in rumbling me usually cough up in the end…
D’accord, c’est pour ça que mon employée m’appelle “Patron” ; parce que je lui donne quelque chose chaque mois pour maintenir “mon site” (mon tabac !)
Peter, I’d mistakenly assumed that your experience and eminence had taken you far beyond the need to even rememberthe world of constructing one’s CV…
It’s a hobby appropriate to my dotage, Mark, refreshing and embellishing my CV .
I can usually find some past achievement worth adding. I recall winning first prize (a set of towels) at a school fete when I was 12. I correctly identified ten smells from unlabelled smell-bottles. I remember the experience in almost all its detail, including most of the smells!
This could be of some value if seeking work as a parfumier or a wine critic? And it is novel enough to intrigue a prospective and suitably whimsical employer, do you think?
My CV is like Jacob’s Ladder, Mark.