Paris, here I come! / Paris, j’arrive!

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step…” Lao Tzu 04/11/2015: the first step of my trip will be in Paris and Versailles to visit my childhood friend Nico B. As he is working during the day, I am using my free time to do some sightseeing in my hometown (yes IContinue reading “Paris, here I come! / Paris, j’arrive!”

Last trip in Ireland / Dernier voyage en Irlande

My departure day will be on the 4th of November, first stop will be Paris, but before leaving Ireland I got some visitors. My sisters came in an attempt to see some whales in the South. It is the ideal time of the year, except for the weather: because of strong winds, we could notContinue reading “Last trip in Ireland / Dernier voyage en Irlande”

And now? / Et maintenant?

01/11/2015: after being jobless, I am now officially homeless. Leaving my apartment in Glasnevin (known as Mini Shmily) was heart-breaking but gave me a feeling of freedom at the same time. It’s somehow good not to have any key in the pocket! I shipped most of my belongings to France (actually just a few clothes,Continue reading “And now? / Et maintenant?”

The end of my Irish life / La fin de ma vie irlandaise

October 2015: after living ten years in Dublin, I am now ready to give my beloved apartment back and leave Ireland. Temporarily or not? God only knows… Whatever the future will be, I will always keep Ireland in my heart, for its inhabitants, its pubs, its landscapes, its music… Ireland gave me the opportunity toContinue reading “The end of my Irish life / La fin de ma vie irlandaise”

How it all started… Comment tout a commencé…

Five years ago I was made redundant after working for almost 10 years in the same company. I took it as a once in a lifetime opportunity and decided to use this free time to travel. As I never took the time to properly document this great trip, I thought the lockdown was a chanceContinue reading “How it all started… Comment tout a commencé…”