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. 

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If we were having coffee 28 November 2015

IMG_3829 If we were having coffee, then I would tell you that I am about to step outside, to go to my parents’ apartment to see my family. So that means that I won’t be around much.

Yesterday we celebrated Thanksgiving, it was great with a lot of good food. Today the celebration continues, we will be visiting Paris, not sure what yet. And eating a lot of food, hey it’s Thanksgiving… So that means I might actually have you join me for coffee in a café this week. Continue reading “If we were having coffee 28 November 2015”

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

fondation Louis Vuitton, ThanksgivingToday is Thanksgiving, a celebration that my family fully embraced while living in the US and exported to Europe.

My first Thanksgiving was celebrated 15 years ago in New York with my mom’s cousin. I don’t recall the turkey, the food or anything really. I have a small recollection of the decoration of the apartment. But I remember one thing: we watched so many Indiana Jones movies that I eventually fell asleep in front of the TV.

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If we were having coffee 21 November 2015

If we were having coffee, then I would greet you with a smile and a hug. I would propose that we sit down for a warm cup of tea and a chat. You would probably ask me a whole lot of questions, which is understandable seen recent events here in Paris. I would assure you that I am fine, I’d underline that writing over the … Continue reading If we were having coffee 21 November 2015