Last week school was out for "All Saints Holidays" (strange name for school holidays in a country where showing religious signs in public spaces, especially in schools, isn't allowed), and I had the occasion, to spend a whole day with just my daughter. When you are a big sister it isn't all that easy to … Continue reading Yetis and Music, Walks and Other Smiles
Category: Weekly Smile 2.0
A flowery surprise
The teargas had us coughing and crying. Our path was sprinkled with protesters about to engage in a streetfight. When we finally put some distance between us and the angry mob, the fresh air of the empty park was a very good reason to smile. Still, we did not linger, we wanted to feel the city's pavement and cobblestones beneath our feet. This weekend my family and quite a few friends of my family joined us for an amazing Thanksgiving dinner. There was everything: turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, and so on.
Are we going the same way as the fairy?
Last Saturday, I took my kids to a nearby playground so that they could make the most of the summer in October (the trees still haven't changed colour, except those that turned grey in July). My daughter quickly joined other kids playing in the evening sun rays. Suddenly, a girl, aged about four or five … Continue reading Are we going the same way as the fairy?