Célimène Daudet, sweet touches – Culture / Next

How is Célimène Daudet? Very well, she is in confinement. Like musicians all over the world, the pianist watches the hours pass away from the virus, without knowing when she can return to the stages. But she still has a news in her bow. In this case the release of a new album, Black Mass, […]

Gertrude Stein, an ode to daring

The American Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) became rich and famous with Alice Toklas autobiography, written in six weeks in autumn 1932. In this delightful masterpiece, easy to read, which is not the case with all her books, she imagines a new device for writing her memoirs: she is described by its “Married”, the companion of her […]

From calligrapher to shepherdess, a capital conversion

To change life. Who hasn’t dreamed of it. The act rarely follows the petted thought. Florence Robert became a calligrapher and became a shepherdess. And not anywhere: she dreamed from a very young age of living in these Corbières wedged between sea and plain. The meeting with a beekeeper near Lagrasse (Aude), Jean Poudou, convinced […]

Letter to the French since their future – Liberation

I’m writing from Italy, so I’m writing from your future. We are now where you will be in a few days. The curves of the epidemic show us embraced in a parallel dance in which we find ourselves a few steps ahead of you on the timeline, just as Wuhan was compared to us a […]