A story about art, perception and love After months and months of house hunting, we finally found The One ! Everybody agrees it’s a great family place, gigantic garden, so much light.. All is perfect until you look up at the ceiling.. “too gross!” for the kids “incredibly vulgar” according to our neighbor “a masterpiece, you must keep it! you’ve got a real treasure!” begs … Continue reading The treasures we found in our new house!
“The most reliable way to create the future is to write it“ This is my New Year exciting ritual. I collect my favorite pictures, stickers and quotes. A rainbow of crayons are laying in front of me, with scissors, glue and pinches of glitters. Orange essential oils are slowly burning in the background and depending on the mood, I’d listen to classical music or something … Continue reading Happiest New Year ! Vision Board Time !
I like science fiction and I love time travel. For this too, I am blessed to be in Hanoi. Wherever you’re wandering, there will be this akward moment where you feel lost. In time. Wondering for a split second if you are still in the 21rst century; or just a time traveler tourist of the future who just landed a few decades ago? … Continue reading Lost in time in Vietnam
Are you one of those wet blanket who can’t appreciate a nice piece of jewelry without wondering “who made it and under which conditions?” Especially when the beautiful bracelet has traveled all the way from a developing country? I am!I can’t help it. My obsession with responsible business has worsened since I became a Mum. From food to clothes, even earrings, I need to know how it … Continue reading “Cebu” like Santo Niño, dried mangoes and .. French jewelry!
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
“Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop … Continue reading Where there’s a wall, there’s a way
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!
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Her Royal Highness Pavlova! Delicious meringue, a cloud of whipped cream, lots of pomegranate seeds and a crown of beautiful velvet red rose petals. Perfection : ) Continue reading Reblog Wed: Pavlova with pomegranate
In the cold streets of New York, a particular Santa hadn’t waited for Christmas to warm people’s hearts and put a big smile on their face.. If you haven’t recognised him, it’s because he is working under cover: look for a tattooed Filipino hairdresser in his early 30. Distinguishing mark: His sack turned satchel with a bunch of brushes and scissors. “It’s all about being grateful and sharing my gift” … Continue reading Did you know that Santa is working undercover in the streets of NYC ?
What’s your first reaction when you spill your coffee over your table? Are you mad at the mess or smiling at the chance to let creativity and beauty get a hold on you? Just like this incredibly inspiring artist Giulia Bernardelli … I recently discovered her stunning masterpieces on Instagram, and like every time I find something beautifully inspiring, I must share it with the whole … Continue reading Inspiring Monday: there are such wonders in a half empty cup..