Category Archive: Stories

The unknown flower

When I saw this flower at my local florist, I instantly felt attracted and curious. It has fascinated me right away with its spicy and soft aspect . I’m just totally, enormously, definitely in love… Continue reading

Souvenirs

Since a week or two, for a reason or an other, I have Baudelaire’s poem A une passante in my mind.  The verses ” Ô toi que j’eusse aimée, ô toi qui le savais!”/”O you whom I would… Continue reading

In my solitude

Last week I went to the local market. In the small (very) traditional city where I live (20k inhabitants), there are not much things to do. There is a tiny old harbour, one… Continue reading

Cheek to cheek

When I was a student I fell in love with duets between Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. I listened over and over tapes of their albums in my walkman (yes I’m a dinosaur)… Continue reading

Count Your Blessings

Almost a week ago while I was at the gym, a machine collapsed when I sat on it and I violently hit it with the back of my head. Head concussion and a… Continue reading

Beauty is everywhere

A couple of days ago, I bought a piece of gorgonzola at my local supermarket and what was my surprise when, yesterday, I opened the package and found it completely coated with moisture.… Continue reading

Teylers Museum, Haarlem

When you live in Holland, and you have children, there are plenty things to do on Sunday with the entire family or just the kids. Usually I book a workshop for the kids… Continue reading

About London, summer 2016

Last summer, hubby, kids and I spent a week in the fabulous London. It was the first time for the kids and they enjoyed every minute about that trip! There are many things… Continue reading

A Love Supreme

Years ago, I discovered the music of John Coltrane. Of course I knew his name and his contribution to jazz music but I did not have a special connection to his work. One… Continue reading

It’s about the journey…but what is the destination?

Recently, I read an old interview of Pierre Soulages where he says “c’est ce que je fais qui m’apprend ce que je cherche”/ “it is what I do that teaches me what I’m searching”. Everything… Continue reading