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The Daydreamer

The Daydreamer,

Blog : The Daydreamer's Diary dans Lifestyle

From one idea to the other - more often than not inspired by books, movies and travels, my head is in the clouds to describe and enjoy reality from every possible or impossible angle... Want to join me for a daydreaming session? Welcome aboard! For a full and fun daydreaming experience, follow me on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Bloglovin, Soundcloud and...Hellocoton! See you soon! The Daydreamer

Walk in the Sun: Being of Essence {The Spa}

Summer is a good time to try to refocus by giving myself a bit of slack and time off for a self-retreat and going, literally or figuratively, back to my roots. It is also a good opportunity to build on what has made me feel better during the rest of... Lire la suite ›

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2017 Summer Series: Walk in the Sun {Fairy Talk}

It has become a habit of mine to plan and design every year a special summer series. Why? Summer is a season I look forward to all year long, I crave for it, even now that our family has moved to the south; it is a time of the year where a special... Lire la suite ›

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Hub Dot, un cadeau {Discover}

De très jolis cadeaux sont venus me chauffer le cœur ce matin : assemblés par de petites mains dodues et marquées de traces de feutres de différentes couleurs, ils trônent à présent sur la commode avec leurs prédécesseurs. J'y tiens à ces... Lire la suite ›

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Le jardin du silence {Page-Turner}

Dans le monde des livres d’un genre nouveau que j’appréhende peu à peu, une jeune pousse a percé la terre, est arrivée jusqu’à moi : délicate, sensible et fragile, elle s’est posée sur ma table de nuit, à la lumière de ma liseuse.... Lire la suite ›

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Forgotten On The Sand Island {Discover}

The wild and noisy carnival parade was going on in the streets of Bordeaux, paralyzing its transportation network. Ignoring the craziness and taking advantage of the fact that the first Sunday of the month the city museums are free, I walked with a... Lire la suite ›

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What's in a Handshake {Discover}

It is incredible how much unsuspected good can stem from a negative situation, after what seems an eternal battle with myself and society at large. Trying to extract myself from the current psychological quagmire, I have followed the advice of a... Lire la suite ›

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Beating Heart {Page-Turner}

Having noticed how happy my kids are (thank you) and how much they enjoying expressing their happiness screaming their heads off and unscrewing my ears and sanity to throw it away in the nearest bin, I have come to relish silence. Silence. More than... Lire la suite ›

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The Inconstant Gardener {Look Around}

We let a cactus die. A cactus. This tells you just how good we are at taking care of plants. This sounds all the more dramatic as I am truly a nature lover, from plants to animals and - why not - pebbles and sand. How did the poor cactus die? We... Lire la suite ›

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Mes remèdes ! {Page-Turner}

C'est un hasard tout twitterien qui m'a fait tomber sur le podcast Remède à la Mélancolie mené avec magie et brio par la pétillante Eva Bester qui invite dans son émission sur France Inter des personnages de la vie publique (écrivains,... Lire la suite ›

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So Many Wishes {World Wise Words}

So Many Wishes {World Wise Words}

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Winter Sleep {Drive In}

Winter Sleep {Drive In}

A timid dust of fog veils the landscape every now and then and people walk briskly, efficient robots fleeing from the grip of the rising cold. Surprisingly enough, the movie Winter Sleep aired on one of these days, matching the mood, the... Lire la suite ›

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Musical Harbor {On the Turntable}

Musical Harbor {On the Turntable}

After school activities in the fall or in wintercan be a challenge: kids are tired, not to mention exhausted, it may be raining, forcing you to stay inside limiting any chances of outdoorsy outbursts of freewill and wild jumps… Today is... Lire la suite ›

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Grit in the Water {Get Moving}

Grit in the Water {Get Moving}

Far away from the (beloved) body pump floor, I have been encouraged to jump in the water and try a new activity: aquabike. Not the kind of sports lesson where you’re on your own in a cabin filled to the brim with water with one single... Lire la suite ›

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The Stallion at the Library {Drive-in}

The Stallion at the Library {Drive-in}

The DVD case cover featured a horse silhouette on a purplish background. Its title was the welcome line for us all: “The Black Stallion”. Appreciation for horses runs high in the family, so we knew “The Black Stallion” was going to... Lire la suite ›

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L'apprentissage de Goshu {Drive-in}

L'apprentissage de Goshu {Drive-in}

Pour une première, c’était une belle première : j’ai pu accompagner la classe de maternelle de ma fille pendant la sortie culturelle organisée par sa maîtresse ! C’est tellement rare et d’autant plus précieux que je n’en ai... Lire la suite ›

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Healing Horses {Discover}

Healing Horses {Discover}

Journalist Jules Howard imagined a world without animals for a piece he wrote for The Guardian. For more than one reason, this would lead to hell on earth. For me, it would even be impossible to imagine such as thing, let alone then write... Lire la suite ›

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Half of a Yellow Sun {Page-Turner}

Half of a Yellow Sun {Page-Turner}

Where did the idea of reading this book come from? I cannot remember. No matter how hard I try, the memory is gone, erased, vanished. Has it been stolen from me after I finished devouring its pages, during the reading adventure or even... Lire la suite ›

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Hossegor Spirit {Look Around}

Hossegor Spirit {Look Around}

The Quicksilver Pro France taking place in the South West of France was just an excuse to meet up with old friends in a new place for us all: we all moved out of the Paris area to the Gironde department within the last month or so. It was... Lire la suite ›

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Easy Move {Discover}

Easy Move {Discover}

Moving is an adventure, a road and mind trip, a rediscovery of one’s environment and own life, a launch into the unknown - for the better, one hopes. It is a complex, layered process that can be stressful, tiresome, exhilarating,... Lire la suite ›

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Summer Pages: Review {Page-Turner}

Summer Pages: Review {Page-Turner}

At the beginning of summer, I shared with you my list of Summer Pages. Those were the books I had selected, the Elect if you like, to accompany me through my favorite season of the year. What an honor, right? Below you will find who has... Lire la suite ›

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