Gare de Narbonne — Friday, 5.22.09, 7:35 am.

Pretty much all the French-language women’s fashion mags have been radically reduced in size. There’s no way to get a sense of scale from this photo, of course, but they’re a little bit bigger than the old TV Guide from way back when, or the old Reader’s Digest, which half-mattered as a publication about eight or ten years ago.

Looking southeast from the Gare de Marseilles — Thursday, 5.21.09.