My fascination for John Singer Sargent, the 19th century American portraitist, started in the fall of 2018, on a rainy day. The Manhattan gloomy sky and the chilly temperatures were the perfect excuse to meander the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum. Upon arrival, I checked the docent guided tours on offer that day and opted … Continue reading The Inspirational Portrait of Madame X
Vignettes of Life
I am happy to announce that Vignettes of Life, my third book, a collection of short and flash fiction stories is now available in digital and paperback formats. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CD4X9BL Happy reading, Grateful to all my readers, Evelyne
Where does your inspiration come from?
I've been asked that question many times. My friend and mentor Deanna wonders if I am a writer or a Chameleon. My friend Arthur and I can't have a decent conversation without coming up with some story outline. My friend Justin calls me 'the idea generator' and my husband encourages me to work on one … Continue reading Where does your inspiration come from?
French Women Don’t Get Fat…& Other Myths
I have never claimed my Frenchness as a badge of honor, but I discovered I had a secret weapon when I left Paris in 2000 to live abroad. In South Korea, everything French (the people, the language, the food and wine, the fashion...) was very popular. People found our accent 'cute'. Our fractured English, riddled … Continue reading French Women Don’t Get Fat…& Other Myths
I Should Have Shut Them Up
A few years ago, as I was going through one of the most difficult periods of my life, I looked for help. I was living in Riyadh and a friend (forever grateful, May) recommended a psychotherapist she was convinced could help me. I postponed and postponed, convinced I could get over whatever was troubling me … Continue reading I Should Have Shut Them Up