Hope

As some of you may know it already, I’ve recently founded an online magazine, Good Enough Darling, dedicated to people who are having a burn-out. My goal is to give tips, a bit of info and most of all, a feeling of hope and lightness when you read it. As a guide for myself but also in the perspective of documenting myself for the magazine, I bought The Gifts of Imperfection from Brené Brown . Yesterday, I read the Guidepost 3 dedicated to “resilience” and asRead more

Going Home

Although I am living in The Netherlands for almost 16 years, I start to wonder when I will  feel at home here? And actually what is a home, when do you feel at home and where is mine? During the first years here I was definitely a “stranger”, I knew I had to learn so much from Dutch language to boring cheese sandwiches for lunch. But even if I did my best to learn Dutch and speak it as muchRead more

Don’t Give Up On Me

Today for the first time since a couple of months, I got on my knees in my garden to photograph. I have to admit that since I invested in a dark piece of fabric, I almost solely focused my floral photography inside and with this dark background; it was new and fun, I had a blast. But that was before I met the silence on holiday in Jonquières, France. Since I’m back I need to go back to my roots, I needRead more

I wish I knew how

“I wish I knew how It would feel to be free I wish I could break All the chains holding me” “Well I wish I could be like a bird in the sky How sweet it would be If I found I could fly I’d soar to the sun And look down at the sea And I sing ’cause I know How it feels to be free.” Lyrics Nina Simone 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

Mood of the day

“Down by the river by the boats Where everybody goes to be alone Where you won’t see any rising sun Down to the river we will run” Agnes Obel Photography all rights reserved Carole ReyRead more