Where You Stand

[TV addicts may recognize a few lines borrowed from the wonderful show ‘Castle’. I wrote this piece the night after I watched episode 3×16 entitled ‘Setup’. Some lines inspired me, and although this… Continue reading

La Rochelle and the New World

About 10 years ago, I spent a few days with my mother in La Rochelle (litteraly “Little Rock”), a French city by the Atlantic ocean. As a fishing harbour, La Rochelle was first… Continue reading

Amish Quilts

To complete my Master’s degree in 2004, I had to write a dissertation and then defend it before a college committee. Emotionally speaking, the few days preceding the defense felt like a complete… Continue reading

My Next of Skin

[This text is inspired by “For Lovers Only”, a film by the Polish Brothers, featuring Stana Katic and Mark Polish – Coming to iTunes on July 12th!] May the road drive us to… Continue reading

“Pieces of You in Everything”

If there’s one thing I learned abruptly from my family, it’s that sometimes you’re not supposed to spend your life with the people you love the most. As responsible and guilty as you… Continue reading

Rememberings of the American Civil War

The American Civil War started in 1861 when eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States of America and formed a Confederation. Before the war, the North and South differed… Continue reading

And Two Hearts

Starts like a fairytale: Prince Charming all around kills so many dragons, unbuilds the fortress, gets me out of prison, saves me from loneliness. Kind words, cleared trail, and two hearts bond. Then… Continue reading

Sam Taylor-Wood: Hooked on a Feeling

The first time I ever heard of Sam Taylor-Wood was when Elton John hired her as the director of his new music video “I Want Love” feat. Robert Downey Jr (big fan here!).… Continue reading

For Lovers Only? Oh, wait…

Just as we all have our own special songs and books echoing some particular moments of our lives, we also have special films in mind that turned out to shake a wide range… Continue reading

Michael Loyd Young – Blues, Booze and BBQ

Being an americanophile when you live in Northern France is not that easy. I had no difficulties fulfilling this hobby in the past years when living in Paris, Brussels and London: capital cities… Continue reading

Richard Avedon

Two years ago, when I was still living in Paris, I went to an exhibition on Richard Avedon‘s work. Avedon is a famous photographer renowned for his portraits of celebrities such as Marilyn… Continue reading

Alternative Travel Project – Biking

I love cycling. I ride my bike as much as possible and believe this is the best way to enjoy and explore a place when the weather allows it. Seamus Dever and Stana… Continue reading