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

An ingredient, a hunt, a love for a book – a book recommendation “Vanilla: Travels in Search of the Luscious Substance” by Tim Ecott

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

Fruit of the Garden – a Young Family Travels Part 1

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

R is for Rose – A to Z Challenge April 2015

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

P is for Penguin – 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