If we were having coffee, then we would be having tea (there are many varieties to choose from). Or you could have some water or milk or even soy milk. If we were having our weekend drinks then I would ask you if you wanted some vanilla ice cream with that, maybe with some pecans? … Continue reading If we were having coffee – 28 May 2016
Time flies at the moment doesn't it? But not like a young bird learning to use it's wings, no, like a concorde airplane. It is already the 3rd 4th coffee share of this year. I told you time flies! If we were having coffee, then I would ask you how you are doing. I must confess … Continue reading If we were having coffee – 23/01/2016
This place prominent in movies and books, visited by tourists and Parisians alike, just looked, just looked well, shabby, run down, outdated.
His beloved mechanical watch, had lost it's hands, it was dead, no longer ticking.
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
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
Feeling something, some form of good vibration, that we, as adults could no longer feel.
Fruit of the garden A Young Family Travels Part 1 A bit more than two weeks ago, I came home from my vacation in the south of France. I wanted to write about the trip, share pictures, but for some reason, something always kept me from doing so. I always have the feeling that I … Continue reading Fruit of the Garden – a Young Family Travels Part 1
This is a continuation of "L is for Leaving". Nora laid the dried roses into a brown shoebox. The roses were a present from Peter from when they started going out, from when they still lived in the same town. Now months later, with many train hours between Nora and Peter, the roses in this … Continue reading R is for Rose – A to Z Challenge April 2015
"Thank you", I heard a fragile voice say. I looked around, I could see no one who could have spoken to me, after all I just got home, but no one else was there yet. "I am here", I heard the voice again, I looked down into my arms, the penguin that I was carrying looked into … Continue reading P is for Penguin – A to Z Challenge April 2015