French bridge demolition is a mini epic.
Even though Brexit might eventually remove my requirement to do so, it is to my eternal shame that I cannot speak the language of our nearest neighbours; the French. Sure, I can can say please () and thank you (merci). If my memory serves me correctnly, a wasp in une guepe. And, as a fan of Eddie Izzard, I know that “the monkey is up the tree” translates to
“le singe est dans l’arbre”. As you can imagine, I have never found reason to combine all these phrases.
However, although the captions in the video below are all in French, the film itself speaks the language of bridge demolition. So sit back, restez la as our French cousins carry out a spot of démolition d’un pont: