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The city of last things – II

19/04/2012

Et alors… que est-ce que je laissais derrière? En fait, pour faire une de mes listes, des taches de café dues à l’explosion d’une cafetière, une note collée à un mur, quelques étagières. En fait je laissé l’appart ou j’ai vecu plus longtemps depuis mes 18 ans. Ouais, mon appart à la rue Barbanegre, c’était […]

The city of last things – I

15/03/2012

The logistics of disassembling your life What had happened with the books happened again, but with a vengeance. Remember how I got rid of a lot of books? The trick was to divide them into cathegories. These cathegories were “I’m not going to read this”, “oh come on, this either”, “let’s be honest, this either […]

Götterdämmerung

11/01/2012

Götterdammerung Alors, que est-ce que tu fais si tu comptes déménager et tourner la page d’une énorme (même, la plus importante) partie de ta vie? Eh beh, bien évidemment tu commences par trier le bouquins que tu comptes donner au mec à la fontaine St. Michel qui prend tous les livres que Gibert Jaune n’achète […]

The first wednesday of every month

06/07/2011

Did you know that? Had you realized? The first wednesday of every month, if you are not at work or something, and you find yourself in the streets of Paris by 11am, you can always here this sound. Right out of the 1960 film, The Time Machine. Click the video, close your eyes and enjoy. […]

My favorite object

04/06/2011

This is my camera There are many like it, but This camera is mine. Nikon D50 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The D50 is a 6.1 megapixel entry-level digital single-lens reflex camera, sold from June 2005 till November 2006 by Nikon. It was Nikon’s first DSLR aimed at the consumer market. This baby let’s me […]

Success!!

16/05/2011

Take a look at the graphic of success: Yes! I am doing something and I am very successful in it! And now, MUSIC: Nat King Cole – Nature boy And finally: Questionable Content http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wni7JMbLdPE

The bottom of the internet.

07/05/2011

Ok, here’s the deal: Do you know Jean Valjean? It’s a character of French classical literature. The Wikipedia entry Well, of all places, Urban Dictionary haS an entry for him. See it for yourselves. ——————————————————————————————————— Also, today I’ve realized that I’ll never see New Zealand. ——————————————————————————————————— Listen to this. ——————————————————————————————————— With permission from J. Jacques. […]

Lyon

22/02/2011

So I was in Lyon around a month ago. I have this very good friend there, and I HAD to pay a visit, which gave way to a series of very interesting firsts! – Covoiturage: Yep. That’s what all the cool kids are using these days. Essentially people who are travelling somewhere (either on a […]

Not exactly strangers

14/08/2010

Me acabo de encontrar a una pareja de mediana edad por la calle. Tenian un mapa, y me he dicho que a lo mejor necesitaban alguna orientación. No les hacía falta, pero al despedirse, el instinto me ha dicho que eran catalanes. Total, que les he entrado en catalán, y les he dicho que yo […]

A correction and some comments

24/06/2010

Eeet… bon, on se rappelle ici de mon post sur les hymnes du monde? Et bien, il parait que Mlle. Emilia avait raison du debut. J’avais expliqué que les paroles de la Marseillaise faisaient reference à la lutte du peuple contre la tirannie royale. Et bon, c’est pas vrai. (Au moins si on tient compte […]