After a trip to Paris, Cameron, a 16 year old American is on his way back home to Maine. But sometimes natural events make us change plans. Due to the eruption of a Volcano in Island, Charles de Gaulle airport is now longer letting planes take off. After a tiring night at the airport and … Continue reading Discovering a different side of Paris ~ A book review and recommendation of “Trapped in Paris” by Evelyne Holingue
Laughter filled the air. Happiness was upon them. Everything was perfect. "I love you!" she mouthed as she picked up their youngest child. He got up to join his family by the slide in the park. At that moment, gravity started to evaporate, he was loosing his balance. Gasping for air he, realised that reality was fading … Continue reading reality
If we were having coffee, then I would probably propose some tea or water, as I do not have any coffee. We would settle down for a bit, maybe go outside to the Parc Monceau so that we don't hear the washing machine. If the sun is still low, or low again, then we'd observe … Continue reading If we were having coffee ~ 25 July 2015
It seems to my that Newcastle Upon Tyne is know in part for it's football team, and even more for its fans. But then it is also known for its bridges. Didn't they make it onto the 1 pound coins? I lived in Newcastle for 2 years, then I went to Poland and came back … Continue reading Bridges
In certain ways New York is like Paris. Both cities make people dream. We want to visit and discover them. I discovered New York for the first time in 2000, we had been living in the US for a month and accompanied my uncle and his wife on their honeymoon trip to New York (they spend … Continue reading Remembering New York
I don't think that my mother imagined that having a hamster would be such a huge budget.
Today, I would like to share with you some old paintings I did. These are soon going to be 7 years old. The first picture is a painting I did of Tintin, hardcore Tintin fans will notice that I have taken the liberty to change the shape of the champagne bottle. At the time I did … Continue reading Comic art
I saw those two ladies and knew that I should capture the sight.
If we were having coffee, I'd take you to Starbucks to meet up with a friend of mine. She's over there all day writing her final paper for her Master's degree. I would of course ask you how you have been. So how are you? How was your week? And then I would move on … Continue reading If we were having coffee – 18 July 2015
An ingredient, a hunt, a love for a book A book recommendation "Vanilla: Travels in Search of the Luscious Substance" by Tim Ecott How hard can it be to find a book? Once again an order for my favourite ingredient, Vanilla, had arrived at our house. This time, I was curious, I wanted to know … Continue reading An ingredient, a hunt, a love for a book – a book recommendation “Vanilla: Travels in Search of the Luscious Substance” by Tim Ecott