Never forgotten

“… When the bus drops us off at the rendez-vous point, a long hot day is getting old and Club Med 2’s silhouette thrones on a grandiose horizon background of oranges and reds. We are granted a stunning sunset on the South China Sea, a rare occurrence since the Vietnamese coast is generally oriented towards…

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Parkour

It was born in the streets of France. It’s strange. It’s cool. It’s dangerous. It’s extremely impressive. And even the new James Bond endorses it. Don’t think so? Think again. That opening chase scene in Casino Royale, somewhere high above an African construction site, is Hollywood’s consecration of the recent sport of parkour. Some call…

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Christmas ’07

When one misses one, the only thing left to do is drinking hot apple cider while watching an amazing Christmas lights display twinkle in the fading dusk… The place was Vancouver’s VanDusen Botanical Garden. The event, of course, was the 2007 Festival of Lights. The one being missed was safely asleep 16,000 km away in…

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An evening

The Gipsy Kings are playing in the background, Tu quieres volver; the downtown lights shimmer through my windows, a rather wet evening is unfolding out there… Christmas is on my doorstep. 2007 has gone by so fast it might have been a dream. So many good things have paved the way to this evening, as…

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Le bon vieux temps

This is for my super sister, found par hasard on YouTube, reminder that we were once young in a wonderful land, each with our dreams and heroes, and if our classics have in time turned towards Tolkien and Besson, they were already very much alive and focused on the small screen. Some things change, some…

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