Book review : L’Appartement témoin

Imaginons un homme. Imaginons un fantôme. Imaginons un esprit. Les rêves sont réelles. C’est ce que l’on nous dits, enfants. Mais est-ce vraiment le cas? J’ai lu L’Appartement Témoin, ce premier livre signé Tatiana de Rosnay. Publié en 1992, cela raconte l’histoire d’un homme, divorcé, perdu, et nouvellement emménagé dans son propre appartement. Le rêve?…

Histoires de chats…. …..

The cultural element of traveling in different countries are the people. The fun element though? Cats. Yes, you read correctly. Cats. Cats are interesting citizens. They roam in the streets. They set their territory boundaries. They are curious little beings, especially when we are near them. In Lebanon, I found a few cats hanging out…

The Art of Summer (or how to procrastinate)

We’re a little worn out. Mostly because I have a few ideas I want to work on but I’ve had no energy these past weeks to fully develop them. It was summer and, like everyone else probably, I wanted to rather soak in the sun and music than research and writing. So to show you…

A Year of Brexit: Island of Woes and Mixed Emotions

It is an isle, or an island, depending on who is speaking. It is in Europe and that is a fact. Yet some there think they are not European because Europe is a continent. It is that minority belief, which snowballed into a referendum, which, in turn, put the island on a cliffhanger of instability…

Noël, Christmas: Commercial, Bright Lights, or Joy?

At this time of year, there are a lot of insults going around because of politics, state interests, and plain arrogance in the face of modesty. There is another problem… is just me or has the war on Christmas decorations reared its head again? Well, clearly, we are not a fan of this war and…

500 ans de réforme avec un Playmobil

Aventures de Luther: This summer was not the usual walk in the sun until my leg gives into arthritis. Interning in Le Havre, I was able to get another experience: the professional one. I took advantage of the fact I was in yet another new place to go play the tourist and spend hours under…