Ship – S – A to Z Challenge

hull of yacht against blue sky and sea in split croatia

The continuous humming that had accompanied us for the past weeks, suddenly stopped. It was eeryliy The continuous humming that had accompanied us for the past weeks suddenly stopped. It was eerily quiet when we woke up. Out at sea, it was always quiet, but now, we realized that the sound of the engines had … Continue reading Ship – S – A to Z Challenge

A new adventure

It is September, which means it's la rentrée, or back to school, work, etc, it's like the new year just even more so, it's a moment for new beginnings. It's the end of a long day... The kids are sleeping and as S is in London, meaning that I have the evening all to myself. I … Continue reading A new adventure

A giant rat and French cheese

A giant rat and French cheese Normandy September 2015 After a good home cooked lunch, we made our way to the seaside. After our drive there we were impatient to see the ocean, well the English Channel to be precise. We hopped into the car and drove for about 5 minutes to Porte-en-Bessin and parked in … Continue reading A giant rat and French cheese

Fontaine de l’Étoile de Montaigu or The Fountain of Love a short story

Fontaine de l'Etoile de Montaigu In the heart of the French kings' hunting grounds one can, under contrition to keep the eyes and spirit open, come across a magical fountain or spring. It is the Fountaine de l'Étoile de Montaigu or in English: Fountain of the Montague Star.  Already the name is rich in beauty and fuels imagination... … Continue reading Fontaine de l’Étoile de Montaigu or The Fountain of Love a short story

Discovering a different side of Paris ~ A book review and recommendation of “Trapped in Paris” by Evelyne Holingue

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

Some ghosts are adorable – a book review and recommendation – “From Cornflakes to Eternity” by S.D. Gates

6 year old Allie sees her lifeless body in a hospital before moving on into the afterworld. But her stay there is only brief, invested with a mission the child ghost is sent back to the paediatric hospital where she has just died. In the book From Cornflakes to Eternity S.D. Gates tells the story of three … Continue reading Some ghosts are adorable – a book review and recommendation – “From Cornflakes to Eternity” by S.D. Gates