Nighttime adventures – #BlogBattle

The end of kindergarten was celebrated with a big sleepover. Being all grown up, we of course did not go to bed straight away. We embarked on an adventure. Our goal was to find a treasure chest somewhere in the forest. Even though it was the beginning of Summer, night fell quickly. And soon our walk went to being well-lit to twilight. None of us were scared, … Continue reading Nighttime adventures – #BlogBattle

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

Fontaine de l’Etoile de Montaigu

Fontaine de l'Etoile de MontaiguIn 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…

The spring itself is mysterious. Water a colour of blue, it is not the blue of the sky. Where does this colour come from?

Is it drinkable? 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 even though Cameron has promised his mom not to leave … 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 kid ghosts that roam through a hospital for sick children. All three of them are from families (abusive, loving, neglecting) and socio-economic backgrounds that could not have been more varied. Allie is sent back from “the nice place” or what we might call paradise, to help Vicky and Jose leave the world of the living behind. Continue reading “Some ghosts are adorable – a book review and recommendation – “From Cornflakes to Eternity” by S.D. Gates”