*** The bliss of an autumn Sunday, in one of the most authentic flea markets in Paris. Blessed by a golden light announcing the winter months ahead and the unique, inimitable, smell of a time long gone.
*** Is it the endless shades of color, the wide range of shapes, the never-ending discoveries or the beauty to behold? All of this, yes. But first and foremost, the underlying but so powerful urge to live and grow of every living being. As a silent river that runs deep deep down, who sometimes whispers and sometimes roars, forever carrying its morse code message from cell to cell.
*** If travelling is about discovery in the first place, there’s no need to go far. You only need to see the world around you with curious eyes, don’t you?
« Si tu fais des images, ne parle pas, n’écris pas, ne t’analyse pas, ne réponds à aucun questionnaire. Ne piétine pas les jardins secrets. Suggérer c’est créer : décrire c’est détruire. » Robert Doisneau
*** There are days when the hectic city life is just not enough. And all you long for is closing your eyes and opening them upon silence and green, all around you. It does happen to you too right?
Tiny citydweller happiness recipe A sunny Sunday where spring is calling you, jump in your car or onto your bike with a mission to escape the city life. Of course you’ll need finding the right place, the one where greenery is still allowed, on purpose or by chance, to thrive on its own. It may take a while, so be patient. It may be that big parc on the other side of the city. Or that tiny patch of grass […]
*** A Sunday afternoon in the kitchen. A heart-shaped chocolate cake. A cloud of confectioners’ sugar, a couple of flowers, a homemade apron and chef’s hat and her lovely smile. Life is indeed good and simple sometimes!
« Mommy…? It would be nice if we went to Guadeloupe right? There are plenty of coconuts there. Coconut is yummy… Well, one must be careful when walking down the beach because if a coconut falls on your head…OUCH! Ha ha…Mommy, mommy!! Look, there are coconuts there, can we buy one, please please?? yes? Thank you mama, you’re the best mommy in the world! Oh, it’s beautiful, I wanna carry it, can you give it to me? Yes, I can carry […]