Le Grand Bleu

“Do you know what you’re supposed to do to meet a mermaid? You go down to the bottom of the sea where the water is not even blue anymore and the sky is only a memory, a thought in the silence. And you stay there. Then you decide that you’ll die for them. Only then do they start coming out. They come and they greet you and they judge the love that you have for them. If it’s sincere, if it’sRead more

Be Yourself

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”  Lao Tzu Photography all rights reserved Carole ReyRead more

Like someone in love

Sun is shining, birds are singing, let’s enjoy it! Here comes the peony series made while listening to Diana Krall swinging like no other ““Like someone in love”   “Lately I find myself out gazing at stars Hearing guitars Like someone in love Sometimes the things I do astound me Mostly whenever you’re around me Lately I seem to walk as though I have wings Bump into things Like someone in love Each time I look at you I’m limpRead more

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 have loved, O you who knew it!” haunt my mind, like an endless rhapsody. I studied this poem when I was in high school and then at university; it’s a classic and you are expected to master all what it contains. But though I was trained toRead more

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 museum, few restaurants, couple of mainstream shops, supermarkets, a superb florist and eighteen hairdressers, yes eighteen. So you can satisfy your hunger, have a walk along old boats, visit the museum, treat yourself or your dear ones with beautiful bouquets and definitely change the color or theRead more