January 16, 2021-post-a-day, day 11 out of 67-Saturday jazz coffee and Arsene Lupin books

Hello January,

yes, it is cold outside, and I already fed the garden cat; also had a cup of coffee and now I switch to tea before starting to work.

Oh, and I got up at 7.33, by the way.

On a Saturday? Well, yes. If you need time to Dream and Do.

Yesterday’s plan didn’t go as expected.

I did less and it took me more time than what I hoped for.

So? I will reschedule.

How about fun time?

Meeting up with friends?

Today we are cooking “coq au vin” or chicken with wine, a French recipe very fit for cold weather.

I will also order some other classics, and Arsène Lupin could be something to revisit

Amazon.fr - The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin: Gentleman-Burglar  - LeBlanc, Maurice - Livres
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January 12, 2021- Post-a-day, 8 out of 66- the charm of Arsène Lupin

Hello January,

yes, I woke up early, at about 5.30 and felt sleepy for most of the day; was I more productive? I couldn’t say, but it also felt good to have done something already by the time I used to have my first morning coffee.

We will see how it goes… now I had promised a chapter, but in reality, it only exists in my mind. That, and my teaching, make it look improbable…

Another episode of “Lupin”, based on the character of Arsène Lupin, created by the author Maurice Leblanc, a contemporary of Sherlock Holmes.

Very interesting, it takes the story to the present, where social class, race, Paris, art, beauty and even Marie Antoinette get together. It persuaded me to visit the original Arsène Lupin books, and to reflect on why this type of man is so attractive… the adventurer, difficult to reach, Arsène, Bond, or …

Amazon.fr - Arsène Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur - Maurice Leblanc - Livres