As you’ve been great students for the last couple of weeks, we can introduce an expression. ” (un) je ne sais quoi” refers to something that can not be described or named easily. Something like a personal touch. The famous French touch, for instance 😉 To me, Paris has this “je ne sais quoi” that pays a tribute to The Woman, or more specifically the Parisian … Continue reading The French word of the day: “Parisienne”
It is all here. And the bigger the bag, the bigger the mess, and the Iphone is missing! I make regular attempts at organizing, eliminating, rationalizing. But they never last. I can’t leave the house without a note book, a couple of pens, a book and a lip balm. My colorful wallet, bought in a little NGO in Phnom Penh. My camera as well, as I can’t … Continue reading Tidy bag, tidy mind!
Ever heard about the cliché of the Jewish mother ? the overprotective, loving and overly proud mother who is highly defensive about her children in front of others?… Well, as much I would love to pretend I have nothing to do with her, the apple never falls far from the tree. I am a Jewish Italian kind of mother, minus the great cooking skills! My son, … Continue reading Raising a Non Macho boy
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