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October 2016

Out of the window

The light of these autumnal afternoons is not reaching my window anymore, it stops right before the threshold, as if to caress it. It has lost the intensity and vigour of summer, when it flooded the room with its arrogance. Now it is discreet, even shy sometimes, and it is this delicacy that makes it precious, when it creates a thousand different shades of these changing colours. (more…)

With my feet far from the ground

Lightly swaying along the rhythm of the waves. The water, crystal clear, with its infinite shades of light blue, green, turquoise, melting with the colour of the sky far at the horizon. If you listen carefully, here’s the chirping of cicadas, leitmotiv of Mediterranean summer afternoons.

This is my postcard from summer, a snapshot warming the first cool autumn days, and that brings me back to the marvelous isles of Porquerolles and Port Cros, on the French Riviera. (more…)