The Little Prince

The Last Wagon.

I’m jumping in the last wagon of the year.
One of the final words is Books.
And what a book for me.  
The first time I read it, I didn’t like it a lot.

It was just another book that my mom asked me to read. I made her a favor and I read it.Click To Tweet
But after some years being a student I discovered this book anew and read it again.  Ever since that day, it’s one of my favorite stories.
I’m jumping in the last wagon and want to tell you about the kindest and most inspirational book of my childhood.  A book that I think most of you have already read. A book translated into 300 languages and dialects and is selling nearly two million copies annually.
It’s “The little prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Continue reading “The Little Prince”

Sapiens

Homo Sapiens.

Last months word was Books.
Maëlick took us into the world of photography,  while Julien took us into a completely different world,  or should I say a galaxy, far away.
Now I just came to the conclusion that I actually never shared my book with you. It was a book I read earlier this year.  The book was very much in the back of my mind when I wrote the original post.
No, it is not a book on the history of little plastic people that will overtake the human race by twenty nineteen as predicted by xkcd as seen below and reported by various media outlets in 2013.

Continue reading “Sapiens”

Gathering Assets

In this blog post, I want to continue to talk about the lessons I learned from my summer project. This blog post is also largely inspired by my recent reading of Todd Hido’s  “On Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude”.

After my summer road trip, I had to take some distance from taking pictures.  Then, for the past four months, I’ve been taking photos at the same spot, with a very limited number of figures.

This is what I call “gathering assets”. (This term is borrowed from a few recent podcasts from Brooks Jensen.)

So what does it mean? Continue reading “Gathering Assets”

The Martian

If you haven’t guess by now, looking at my social media feed, I love space. Be it the classic spacemen from my childhood or the Star Wars universe, I always dreamt to see our planet from the outside.

I don’t know if there is any link with my work and my passion for aircraft, but space looks interesting to me because there is still so many discoveries and scientific advances to be made in this area, either in technology or in places to visit. The challenge is amazing and I am amazed to see that some private companies, like Space X, are accomplishing what was only the work of nations in the past. I always try to watch every lift off and landing of their launchers. They are able to send a spacecraft beyond our atmosphere and have it land back on a “small” drone barge. What an accomplishment. Continue reading “The Martian”

Books

Twelve.

Twelve months in a year.
And twelve words to work with.
When I set out our journey at the beginning of 2017, I had a vague idea where I wanted to go to but did not know where these words would take us.
A journey for sure.
A creative exploration.
A search for … something.
And here we are in the eleventh month of the year.
Yet, no time to look back.
No rest for the wicked.
A new challenge to explore.
A new word to share.
So close to twelve, so far to go.
And the word is … Book(s). Continue reading “Books”