The rose and the bird

Sunday, mid-morning. Sitting on a small table, notebook, pen and thoughts. A coffee as a companion. A rose behind me, the sound of a bird somewhere in the air. Not a voice, not a rumor. Peaceful, restful, relaxing. We all need these moments. Picture: Fuji X100F – ISO 200 – F/2.8 – 1/300


Erase. Re-write. Highlight. Do and undo. Find the traces of someone’s thoughts, imagining a sense. Or just a message. Walls in Paris hav a long history, but also a more recent one. Picture: Fuji X100F – ISO 200 f/8.0 – 1/105


Walking home from the office. Almost there. I call home “Thibault, will come over, so we take a walk together?” “Better no, I prefer to prepare my stuff, test my summer clothes, so mum will not stay overnight to make my luggage”   Kindness Picture: Fuji X-E1 – Minolta 50mm – f.1.7


It is not enough. Cities can create dedicated areas for recover eScooters but, still, at the end, it is a matter of respect, care, public attention. Unfortunately, such a scenes are quite frequent in Paris and, probably, somewhere else alike. Picture: FujiX100F – f/8.0 – 1/80 – ISO 640 – ND filter on.

That little sound

I needed to take back to the office a trolley which I have at home since lockdown started. I walked, as often I do, to get to work. Ahh…. That little ‘unusual’ sound of the small wheels rolling on the ground, the bar to adjust, the inclination of the luggage to get through obstacles….everything soundedContinue reading “That little sound”

Reclaming space

Interesting to observe how public space is being transformed, overnight. You can keep a bistro closed for more than 2 months (due COVID-19), but you can’t prevent ‘les habitués’ to get a glass, a coffee, a cigarette and spend some time in one of the many ‘terrace’ – As lockdown measures are lifted, many bistrosContinue reading “Reclaming space”