3 best ways to wear your silver lines

My little girl was snickering at my head, and finally announced “Mum, you got floss in your hair. Let me get them for you”. Before I could say anything, she pulled out her treasure : 2 WHITE HAIRS! “Mum, they really look like hairs .. – Not at all Sweetie, they are strands of glitter !” She liked the answer. I did not. I had to come up with … Continue reading 3 best ways to wear your silver lines

Follow me all to the Ends of the world.. and up to the altar!

A big thanks to the Blogging U team for Photo101. Not only I learnt a lot, but I also met great bloggers. Thanks for the tips, the discoveries and all your inspiring pictures. So here is my little Monday’s present back to you all: meet with photographer Murad Osmann. Yes, a good photographer will need to masterize the technics, but a great one will always be the … Continue reading Follow me all to the Ends of the world.. and up to the altar!

Let little girls be little girls!

The moment she sat down in the jeepney, all eyes were on her: Mini jeans skirt, 2 inches high hills, halter sequins top, pink manicure matching her perfect pedicure. She slowly pulled back a stray of her long silky hair to readjust her sunglasses. The driver let a loud “Sexy girl! You could win a Beauty Pageant!“. The ultimate compliment: winning a Beauty Pageant. The ultimate recognition: being … Continue reading Let little girls be little girls!

“Where there’s color, there is life”

Said Andrew when I complimented him about the stunning colors of his blog. Beauty is everywhere, but it takes a real gifted artist to really see it and moreover to share it. When you find one, you want to introduce him to all your friends, to spread the love. Ladies and Gentlemen, meet with Andrew Seal. Visit the Changing Palette (click on the pic), but also … Continue reading “Where there’s color, there is life”

Reblog Wednesday: Lo, The Sun Walks North

Originally posted on dunelight:
Lo, The Sun Walks North “Over the back of the Florida basker, over the froth of the Firth of Forth, Up from Tahiti and Madagascar, Lo, the sun walks north.” These brilliant lines are from a marvelous poem called Greeting to Spring (Not Without Trepidation) by Robert Lax Read the whole thing and buy it here: http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/index.php?date=2006/05/05 The sun is marching… Continue reading Reblog Wednesday: Lo, The Sun Walks North

Mother’s Day subliminal message to SuperDad

The kids and I agree that since all great journeys start with a single step, the perfect Mother I am should always have great shoes! Ms Attila voted for those ones, they would match perfectly with my SuperMama red cape: I promise to use them to teach the kids the meaning of quality, craftsmanship, labor and passion. This is priceless, isn’t it? (Little reminder: Mother’s … Continue reading Mother’s Day subliminal message to SuperDad

Intricate Mehndi

When I was living in India, my favorite week end treat was to wake up early and wander in markets. It’s an unique experience for all the senses, the flagrance of the spices and fresh cut herbs (and man.. those samosas!), the mountains of fabrics of all shades of materials, the sparkly bangles.. If you are fortunate enough to have an Indian friend, s/he’ll share … Continue reading Intricate Mehndi

TGIMonday: best ways to get you high this week

As I was watching this ad, I felt my blood pressure rising and my smile getting larger and larger. It filled me with dynamism and positivism. I don’t even know the product, but on a semiotic point of view, the ad is perfect : It transfers all the attributes of adventure, passion, community, love and sharing to the brand. It really did the trick on me, I … Continue reading TGIMonday: best ways to get you high this week

Let’s all be as beautiful as Lauren Bacall : my five- point Manifesto

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_writing_challenge/ I am declaring a new definition of Beauty, anxiety free. Botox and nip tuck are now illegal. Beauty is exclusively made of fun, honesty and confidence. May the spirit of Laurent Bacall be with us: I won’t change so people will like me. I’ll be myself and the right people will love me! according to Hollywood standards, Bacall’s eyebrows were too thick; her teeth … Continue reading Let’s all be as beautiful as Lauren Bacall : my five- point Manifesto