My Japanese antidote to Nostalgia

Natshukashii – (adj): a warm, sudden feeling of sentimentality in which small things bring back some old, euphoric memories when one remembers the goodness and the fondness of that time. I can’t deal with nostalgia the way we French do ‘the falling leaves … drift by the window …“. It depresses me to realise how times flies, even though I am at this delusional age … Continue reading My Japanese antidote to Nostalgia

A sweet walk down “Natsukashii” lane

I am in love with writers. They fascinate me. They re the ultimate hermaphrodites, totally self sufficient in their procreation. No wonder most of them are a bit twisted, there is so much inside of them. I’ll never become one. I am too attached to my little sanity. I admire writers because they talk to my heart, to my deep feelings, to my subconsciente. Each time I start … Continue reading A sweet walk down “Natsukashii” lane

My ” Madeleine de Proust” is made of Chocolate…

My “Madeleine” is called Pain au chocolat. Its melting chocolate, its crustiness, the delicacy of its feuilleté there is nothing above it. Our love story goes far beyond the mouthwatering experience and lasts far after the ultimate crumb. Tasting a pain au chocolat flies me back to kindergarden; The only way for my Mum to get me out of there would be to point at the bakery. … Continue reading My ” Madeleine de Proust” is made of Chocolate…

Digging into the treasure chest of the goo’ol’times

Today’s prompt: Salad Days I had motherhood all figured out. Then I had children. Since then, it has all been learning about strengths I did not know I had and fears I did not know existed. « you’ll understand when you’ll have children on your own » would be my Mum’s ultimate answers to my constant « why ». Why do you always need to know with who I … Continue reading Digging into the treasure chest of the goo’ol’times

Where the streets have no age

New month, new class! I have become so addicted to the BloggingU that it felt too sad to leave all the awesome bloggers just after Blogging201. So here I am again, camera in hand, ready to start the Photography course! Today’s theme: Street When was his picture was taken? last week? a year or a few decades ago? or even more?… This is the fantastic market … Continue reading Where the streets have no age

If you love somebody, set them Free !

Paris hit the news this week with another very hot love story! But this time, it went far beyond our National bedroom farces. This time, Mesdames, Messieurs the love story involves millions of couples from all over the world ! Millions of lovers who clamped padlocks to the railings as tokens of their desire to be “locked in love forever.” This symbol to me is … Continue reading If you love somebody, set them Free !