Off to celebrate with my 2 bridesmaids ! Continue reading Wedding – 2 days in 4 pictures
“Centrist politician Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election on Sunday over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen over 66%” What a relief! what a great news to wake up to! a tolerant, open and optimistic France has kicked out the dark values of the extreme wing party. Had you asked me 6 months ago, I would have never believed this would have been possible. A year … Continue reading Yes we did: Macron president!
I adore Paris for its everlasting power to trigger my imagination. There is a story waiting to be told in every corner, behind each door, and even on its walls .. Wandering in its narrow streets with the kids is like cruising in an open museum, except that one can touch and join the masterpieces. “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life” said Oscar Wilde. Not sure … Continue reading A Graffiti Tagging Match
Among the things that make me home sick, window shopping in Paris comes in my top 5. Especially at this time of year .. Wouldn’t it be nice if retail therapy was covered by health insurance ? In response to Cee Neuner ‘s Photo Challenge on Windows Continue reading Monday Window Challenge : Shopping in Paris!
Do you recognise this walking man ? The “autopilot mode” walk, the stiff neck and the pain in the shoulders from all those hours on his laptop and anxiously checking his messages on his phone?.. If you could zoom in, you would probably see a deep frown line between his eyes. Sounds familiar? Look at the paintings of Gainsbourg and Dylan. Don’t you feel they are staring … Continue reading Look Up, Breath, Relax and Let Go!
Paris is a bliss for street artists. Look up, look side ways, even on the roads sometimes.. As we are talking Face today, here is one of my favorite: This ear is signed by Urban Solid, a duo of Italian artists pretty famous in the The Street Art’s third dimension. Even though they are exhibiting in famous International galleries, most of their masterpieces are for free and anyone … Continue reading Chuuut… Parisian walls have ears!
Sometimes all we need is to breath. Trust. Let go and see what happens. Planners of the world, I admire you. I am so bad at planning. I love setting directions though, direct the sail along the way. That’s how I feel the more creative, the more in tune with myself, my intuition. It forces me to open my eyes and my heart to … Continue reading Forget about Plans!
On weekends ! Or when you eat your favorite treats with your eyes closed / if you eat off someone’s plate/ if you are in a party / if you are standing up. Someone I totally trust also assures that calories are totally harmless if you are wearing your favorite colour. Cheers to a super sweet week ! In response to Weekly Photo Challenge Optimistic Continue reading Optimistic: calories don’t count
After the results of the last French elections, I decided to change my diet: I’ll always keep the espresso, but I am going newsfree and I am enrolling in a new yoga class. When you can not change the situation, at least you can try to change the effects it has on you. I wanted to try something totally new, so I signed for Hot … Continue reading Best and cheapest way to digest the French elections: Try Hot Yoga
What a terrible news to wake up to. I am devastated, I know those streets so well, this little theatre, I feel for all the people who were there, for their loved ones. I connected to Facebook right away, thanks God my family is safe. I can’t read more news without crying, I can’t believe what has just happened. Again. Frontiers are closed, State of … Continue reading Pray for Paris