27 December 2011

Holland : A Home and Mystery

My time in Holland was weird mix of tourism, culture shock and family time. I guess that's what they call "going back to your roots". And with good hospitality, lots of food and a temperate climate the roots are never ending-inspiring and a long learning process that might never be completed. 

Leiden met Dagmar

Een echte watermolen in Leiden


Het grachten

14 December 2011

All I Want ...

A labor of love done out of lack of cash. Love you all and wish you the merriest of Christmases.

12 December 2011

Stay tuned...

All exams and 20 page research projects done. Thus now that I have finished my first semester in Montpellier I am able to return my attention to more important matters. Be aware, a feature music video is due to release on a computer near you... Here is a petit preview!

09 December 2011

Deck the Halls

The halls look like those of a mental institution. So I've made some door decorations to bring the Christmas spirit to Vert Bois.

04 December 2011

Des Chiffres

Saturday + Christmas market + Love Actually + Girly time + Cooking + My new favorite people + Semi-formal wear + Christmas decorations + Curry + Wine + Stolen things + Tzatziki + Beer + White elephant + Jackets and screws + Eggnog + Cake + Absolutely lovely people + 3 am walk + Laughs + French + Double jokes + English +  Speculoos + Singing
An absolutely magnificent evening that makes me so grateful for the people, my life and living it in Montpellier. 

01 December 2011

Eating like a poor person...

Sweet Sour Carrot Soup

6 carrots
The carrot greens
A small onion
1/2 cup lentils
1/2 of a bouillon
Sesame seeds
Siracha sauce
Balsamic Vinegar
Salt, pepper, basil, butter

Sauté the carrots (sliced up) in butter. Add salt and pepper. After they are kind of soft and browned, add in the onion. Once those are caramelized, toss in the carrot greens. Add the half bouillon, lentils and water. Spice with basil. Simmer until the lentils are tender. Once they are nice and ripe, remove from heat. Sprinkle in sesame seeds, siracha and balsamic to taste. This meal cost me about 50 cents.