The man on the horse

[Reading time: 5 minutes] The breakfast was amazing. Suddenly all these gloomy little faces became full of joy and ardent happiness. They were plunging their muzzles in the cups overflowing with milk and honey, they were licking their chops seeing the softy white loafs emanating a pure smell of breakfast, they were finally speaking, and … More The man on the horse

The lair

[Reading time: 3 minutes] She stayed with them the whole afternoon and followed them in their very secret place, even if they looked scared and suspicious. Behind a hill, far from the city, under the earth, hidden between two trees and a fresh watery river, she found a little lair. It was the place these … More The lair

Fountain

[Reading time: 5 minutes] One day came where she decided to escape. She started to run as fast as she could, out from the castle. Her feet were powdering the ground, in the rapidness she had to take off her shoes and lost them in the way. While she was running, she could not stop … More Fountain

1702

[Reading time: 2 minutes] It was maybe midnight. But if you had open your window that night from the castle, you would have enjoyed a truly spectacle.                 She was standing beneath the vastness of the sky, just a sliver above the grass, brushing against it with a generous thin dress, barefoot. Swinging her hips … More 1702

1696

A Saturday of September around 1696, under the boiling heat of the sun and beneath a lush leaf of cabbage, a small creature came into the world. Someone named it “Charlotte”, which comes from “karl”, meaning strong. If it sounds appropriate or not, you, dear reader, will decide it. At that time, the King and … More 1696