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( N. ) Val-d’Oise, in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, Île-de-France region My first time to Paris last December wasn’t that all impressive, and the gloomy weather didn’t make it feel any better. But the only few positive notes I could remember were the beautifully-written English novel that I purchased at Shakespeare and Company, the…

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Spices have this magical ability to make everything feel like home. Sweets that are the most mouthwatering, are the ones that one can smell and taste a little bit of cinnamon as it creates this territory where everything around us no longer seems to matter, like everything stops existing for just a fragment of a…

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samedi “[23:33] … it does not belong to the work of the photographer, nor does it belong to the interpretations of its audience. It belongs only to the person whose story might be somehow identified through the image they see, the sound they hear and the fabric they touch … ” à Lille. * Étude…

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*Dream in Eb by Rand Aldo Welcome to the start of the second national lockdown in France! It feels strange to say that I have been through two lockdowns since the beginning of March, only in two different continents. It feels completely different from what I read on the news and especially from all the…

Alice

*The Faun’s Dream by Olivia Belli Dear Alice, It’s been over a month since I left my beloved city. It’s been over a month since I arrived in this new land where the idea of home has to be reconstructed from scratch. It’s been over a month since I left everything behind for this new…