A Twist of Fate no.18 – "A scene from life"

30th of July We drove to the medieval festival in La Garde, which is located about thirty kilometers from St Cyr. We arrived when the sun was setting behind a beastly-looking rock, towering over the houses, with a chapel blended … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.17

24th of July It was Robert’s birthday. Julia had already bought him heaps of presents, claiming that each of those things would last until the end of his life. On the preceding day, we came up with the scheme for … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.16 – "The painting in an herb shop"

22nd of July While riding the bicycles to the beach, we would see a great of number of scooters swooshing along the streets and maneuvering between large and slow cars. Julia set her heart on a particular Vespa in red, … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.15

20th of July Life at the vineyard went by slowly and pleasantly. We got up early in the morning and worked until noon – then we knocked off because Baptiste said it was too hot to continue working. Robert came … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.13

14th of July We were driving among farmsteads and the car was floating on the hills gloomily moistened with rain, resembling a ship on a rough sea. We were just passing a small-town church when Julia took hold of Robert’s … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.12 – "Travels"

The three of them were good friends, and they traveled across the entire world in search of happiness. Their travels began a couple of years ago, as soon as they reached adulthood and their parents told them they could go … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.11

11th of July I woke up in the morning and realized that I was in Arles, the city of corridas which guarded the gates of Camargue, a French incarnation of the Wild West, where wild horses ran around the marshy … Continued

A Twist of Fate no.5 Strasbourg

2nd of July Robert woke up in the morning, moaning about a terrible stomachache. He barely dragged his feet to the kitchen where Florence, who was just brewing one of her peculiar teas, looked at him shaking her head. “Oh … Continued