The Garden of Worlds

A faint clap of thunderClouded skiesPerhaps rain comesIf so, will you stay here with me? Yukari in The Garden of Words by Shinkai Makoto, from Man’yōshū, Book 11, verse 2,513 1 – The Garden of Worlds, part 1 As the clouds start to gather ominously over me, I walk faster on this forest lane. I…

What is this feeling?

Some words are deemed to be untranslatable in other languages, or “unique” to their languages of origin, but the feelings behind them are usually not. That’s why we tend to borrow these words or create new ones, to shortcut what could be a lengthy explanation into reusable bits. A while ago, I wrote an article…

Evanescent

Bones Bones, Baphomet horns and black lipstick – My very visual way to represent Death and what my little six year old neighbour called a “belated Halloween costume – I’m not scared!!”. I wasn’t trying to scare anyone, but it’s true that Halloween is supposed to be a moment when the bridges between the worlds…

Redbubble prints

Do you know Redbubble? It’s a good place to look for original designs, as artists can upload their stuff and you can have them printed as posters, but also skirts or bath mats!… I looked at their FAQ before registering, they seem ethical, and the prints are of very good quality. My account there is…

Rogue And Wolf – Ambassador

So, I’m now an Ambassador for Rogue And Wolf! It’s a brand that has awesome designs, and vegan shoes! What’s not to like! It’s true that now, I’m a lot into buying less new things, and doing more second hand shopping (and also, I just have more than enough clothes in general 🙂 ) for…

The Centurion and the Fairy Queen

I wrote a short story to compliment the pictures taken by Marina Bratunova back in May, with Alexis and me 🙂 The Centurion and the Fairy Queen 1 – The Peaceful Centurion  He walked among the ferns and suddenly, he was free. He had never felt that before, in Rome or on the battlefields, as…

London Perspectives

I have been living in London for 3 years and a half now. London is always changing, morphing and evolving. Sometimes, you can see beauty through a fraction of a detail. Sometimes, you appreciate old staples from a new perspective. The path Looking through Waterfront Assassin’s Creed

Flowers, towers, hours in Warsaw

Warsaw in April was quite lovely. I managed to visit a bit and see some friends coming from Krakow just before attending the 4Developers conference. Blooming Towering Sunsetting

Goth Dryads 2

After our gothic adventures in a forest, Alexis and I followed photographer Marina Bratunova (Also https://www.instagram.com/gimba_bra/) further into gothland. We discovered a very nice churchyard, and a river. Who thinks vampires can’t cross a river? Some of the pictures make me think of movie posters, don’t you think? They’re in Parties Learning lines in the rainSpecial effects…

Goth Dryads

For our FIRST EVER model collaboration, Alexis and I went to Richmond Park to meet the talented photographer Marina Bratunova (Also https://www.instagram.com/gimba_bra/) This time we decided to go full goth and added a few Horns in the process as a nod to the forest. Alexis and I visited Saisai Camden the day before, where we…