David Sylvian's Abandon Hope

David Sylvian’s Abandon Hope

  I knew – not too well I admit – David Sylvian as a musician and singer, but I didn’t know him as a photographer. However, last year, during the

Collonges-la-Rouge

Collonges-la-Rouge

  Collonges-la-rouge is a small village in the Corrèze department, not too far from Rocamadour. It’s famous for being built (at least its historical center) entirely in red sandstone:  

Gorilla

Gorilla

    This male gorilla lives in the Beauval Zoo…     … and he doesn’t seem too friendly…    

Winter Sports in the Vosges

Winter Sports in the Vosges

  Winter Sports in the Vosges (circa 1914)   Interesting postcard for many reasons. How often do you get to see a skier from one hundred years ago? Also, this

Cool and Mysterious House in Paris

Cool and Mysterious House in Paris

  A while ago, I had this game on the blog called “Where in Paris?“ The idea was simple: I post a more or less unusual picture of Paris and

Raising a Bilingual Child

Raising a Bilingual Child

  Just a short post to inform you that if you’re interested in the topic of bilingual children, I wrote a few thoughts on the topic in my Japan blog.

Farmers Market in South-West France

Farmers Market in South-West France

  Ah, French Farmers Markets! If you are interested in France, something’s telling me that you are fascinated by farmers markets. Right? After all, they go hand in hand with

Swans at Dusk

Swans at Dusk

    A couple of swans at dusk in my home area.    

Classical Music in the Metro

Classical Music in the Metro

    I don’t know if it’s still the case (this picture is starting to get a bit old, I think I took it in 2006) but back then, in

Saucisson

Saucisson

    If you wonder what is the food item I miss the most from France when I spend extended time abroad (like recently, as I hadn’t set foot in

Escargots

Escargots

  I’m back home in Japan, but that’s not a reason to keep on showing you some of the delicious food I ate while I was in France. Today the

Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014

    This unknown lady and I both wish you a very Happy New Year 2014. Cheers.    

Typical (?) French Christmas Dinner

Typical (?) French Christmas Dinner

  OK, as hinted in my previous post, French food will remain the topic of choice for a few more posts (not mentioning the “reserves” I’m making for future posts).

Duck Hearts and Aligot

Duck Hearts and Aligot

    Duck hearts and Aligot were my lunch today ! Yes, if in my previous post, I wasn’t too sure what to show you from my hometown, as it’s