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  • The Absurdity of the Human Existence

    17 septembre 2016 ( #The friday chronicle )

    Have you ever heard about Sisyphus? Who according to the Greek myth, was punished for all eternity to roll a rock up a mountain, but before he reached the top of the hill, the rock always escaped him, rolled back down to the bottom and he had to begin...

  • The sordid case of Margarete von Waldeck

    02 janvier 2011 ( #The friday chronicle )

    They say every single fairy story has some part of true- and even very dark cases can be the inspiration for beautiful tales. So that would mean that t he fate of a girl whose dad dies and leaves her with a hateful stepmother and two bitches for stepsisters...

  • Chasing the pig

    10 octobre 2010 ( #The friday chronicle )

    I have always been fascinated with fairy tales, and the idea that Prince Charming is just one castle away. The idea that you just need to run across a field to his encounter and have an amazing, perfect movie kiss. The idea that after that kiss it is...

  • Tanabata

    07 août 2010 ( #Stories )

    Once upon a time, the Emperor of Heaven had a daughter. She was a beautiful princess. Her name was Orihime, which means “Weaver Princess”. Orihime was a good weaver. Every day, she went to the Amanogawa, (“Milky Way”), to make beautiful cloth for her...

  • Sorry Ms Snow, the other 7 dwarfs take the lift

    05 juillet 2010 ( #The friday chronicle )

    Print by Euro RSCG- South Africa for Volvo. Sources: link Snow White starring in a Volvo ad. The automotive brand has decided to emphasize that the new Volvo XC90 is not big enough for everyone who needed a ride. Text says: "With seven seats. Sorry."...

  • They beheaded Santa, didn't they?!

    23 décembre 2009 ( #Stories )

    I guess there was a time I once believed in Santa... I was 6 when I first arrived in my new school the College Jean Mermoz in Abidjan, in Cote d'Ivoire (later on, as the number of students increased, the name changed for College International Jean Mermoz...

  • Blessings for the New Year

    01 janvier 2010 ( #The friday chronicle )

    Greetings 2010! I heard that lots of love, health and happiness you will bring. And that to people's door you will ring. So please make sure that no one is forgotten. " At the end of our lives, we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received,...

  • A tender bitter taste of Xmas

    17 septembre 2016 ( #Stories )

    9am: Good morning Stockholm! It is Christmas Eve, the beautiful streets of Gamla Stan are wrapped up in a white immaculate carpet of snow. I have always loved when the youngest month of the year shows up. The idea of Christmas fills me up with joy and...

  • The most beautiful Xmas tree

    10 décembre 2009 ( #Stories )

    I t was December 24th evening . I went out into the cold air and wander through the empty streets. Large snowflakes began swiftly to fall and soon the ground of the entire town was covered in snow. As the white velvet carpet of snow was wrapping the streets...

  • I dream of books

    07 juillet 2010 ( #Videos )

    Is it me or this commercial is quite refreshing?! <3 The cast itself is absolutely magical: fairy tales' characters star in it. LITERACY FOUNDATION Cinderella (english) from bleublancrouge on Vimeo . TV ad for The Literacy Foundation of Canada link Agency...

  • There is no love but habits

    14 février 2010 ( #The friday chronicle )

    "A habit is a compromise between the individual and his environment, the lightning-conductor of his existence." Breathing is habit. Life is habit. Or rather life is a succession of habits, since the individual is a succession of individuals. (If we consider...

  • First breath after death

    17 septembre 2016 ( #Stories )

    She was laying in the green grass, in a vast and beautiful field surrounded by wild flowers; when, from the very far north came a whisper on the wind, swirling in three quarter time in a dance that never ends, dancing softly with the northern lights on...