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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Eastbound

That strong easterly wind is blowing again. It is upon me, strengthening and beginning to howl through every crack in my world, warm and cold at the same time, ever-changing and yet an old friend already. It will pick me up like a tornado carelessly lifts a roof, where I thought I was anchored, and…

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