Song to the siren

Many years ago, I heard a song in a commercial and I immediately fell in love with it. I still remember it was a commercial about “Noa, the perfect perfume”, quite beautiful, actually. It made such an impression on me that I summoned the courage to write an email to Cacharel and ask for the…

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The introverted virus

As the world hides itself behind a mask, a wall or a border, I wonder if this infection will not push us all into an introverted utopia (or dystopia, depending on the point of view). Working from home, if not fully locked at home, no physical contact allowed, 1-2 metres of minimum personal space! Ah,…

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Clarissa

The other day, I finished Mrs Dalloway. I liked it very much. I think you have to read this book after turning 45, maybe 50. Once things have happened to you in life. Good and also bad. And, above all, once things have not happened to you. Things that you thought would happen, but haven’t.…

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Unlearning

You know nothing Jon Snow! GoT A few months ago, as I was reading the Red Book (Jung), a word came to my mind, out of nowhere, uncalled for: “Unlearning”. As it happened with Little Witch Wanda, instead of ignoring this bubble from my unconscious, I decided to take a minute to look into it.…

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On the other side

“I thought we might end this evening with a discussion of the soul. All of the greatest religions speak of the soul’s endurance before the end of life. So what then does it mean to die?“ Eissenheim The Illusionist, in The Illusionist – Don’t do this He wanted to look at her. To look at…

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Possibilities

Of the many things that can be, that can exist, only a few do exist. Only a few come to be. The rest of possibilities remain as just that: possibilities. Every time a choice is made, thousands, millions of possibilities disappear. Possibilities that existed, even if only in theory, and will exist no more if…

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