I am so glad 2017 is behind us, now! This year has been like the opening of A Tale of Two Cities for me: ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.’ Sheer bliss and utter despair have cohabited this year and it did not feel amazing. The poet Rupi Kaur… Read More 2017

Ugh #4

This is going to be a messy one.  Where to begin? I have tried to write this post so many times and I just cannot find the right words. Let’s just say that these past few months have been tough and brought me at my lowest. I wouldn’t wish to anyone to feel that way, but at… Read More Ugh #4

The Scarlet Letter (La lettre écarlate), Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850

‘There came what seemed a tumultuous rush of new life, other life than his own, pouring like a torrent into his heart, and hurrying through all his veins, as if the mother and the child were communicating their vital warmth to his half-torpid system. The three formed an electric chain.’ Au XVIIème siècle, dans la… Read More The Scarlet Letter (La lettre écarlate), Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850

Top 5 de 2016

Au niveau des lectures, 2016 a été une très bonne année, j’ai lu plein de choses formidables. Mais certaines l’ont été plus que d’autres alors voici, dans l’ordre inverse, mes cinq lectures préférées de l’année passée: L’attentat, de Yasmina Khadra Le narrateur apprend que sa femme vient de commettre un attentat kamikaze, et que depuis… Read More Top 5 de 2016