May the Christmas spirit last 365 days!

2016 has officially started and today was my first day of this second term, which I mostly spent doing some research and reading for the week. 2016 being here means Christmas is behind us… but because I’m one of those who…

Kiss me under the mistletoe

For the second-to-last post of 2015, I wished to share the photos I took of this year’s Christmas decorations in Covent Garden as well as the beautiful poem by Walter De La Mare, Mistletoe… * * * Mistletoe BY WALTER DE…

Carnaby Christmas Party

This festive season, Carnaby Street mixed disco balls with stars, making a pretty earthy world meet a new galaxy… Let’s make it sparkle!

Christmassy Borough Market

I carried on my Christmas journey with Borough Market, situated in the middle of the city. There, savours of all around the world meet, dance, spin, twist and twirl the visitors’ taste buds. * * * Embark on a quite rural tour in…

Enlightened South Bank

There I was, strolling along the South Bank and thinking of the last time I’d been here. Looking down at my feet and still hesitating to use my camera again. I thought about it. I thought about how it was…

Christmas Market at the Tate

During my last week of 2015 in London, you might have noticed I did a little tour of the city’s main and most impressive Christmas lights and markets. I suppose I was somehow seeking my usual and somewhat natural Christmas…

The cutest Christmas Tree

Yesterday, I went out of my working cave for the first time in weeks – and when I say ‘out’, I mean out ‘out’, not out at uni or the library but out in the world, out in the city. It’d…

Couches castle, aka Marguerite de Bourgogne’s castle

After Digoine, we’ll change style, we’ll change time, and we’ll change the atmosphere too. After Digoine, we’ll visit Couches and its castle, as known as Marguerite de Bourgogne’s castle. Simpler, more rustic, Couches castle is a medieval castle we can…