28.07.09

Ikea is here

Yesterday was the offical opening of Ikea Dublin after a long and hard expectation. Personally, being welcomed by people in Swedish folk costumes and ABBA music playing out loud was quite a surreal experience for me but it didn't seem to affect the Dublin hordes pushing their overloaded shopping trolleys. Happiness was in the air. Inside the building the number of children magically multiplied by ten, or maybe there weren't that many but just an optical illusion due to the fact that they were running in all directions. Adults were... [Lire la suite]
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06.06.09

Botanic Gardens #3: Van Gogh's Delirium

It's iris season, and at the Botanic Gardens they take it seriously.By the pond, in a more relaxed way...
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06.06.09

Botanic Gardens #4: The Weirdos and The Beauties

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30.05.09

Botanic Gardens #2: The Invasion of the Mutant Poppies

I like poppies but look at the size of this variety: isn't it scary?
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29.05.09

Botanic Gardens #1: A Visit to Aunt Peony

A picture taken at the Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin, Dublin. A tiny bit of Photoshop. And voilà my very own baroque Flemish painting.But if you prefer nature to art, here is a selection of untouched pictures, from my first visit to Aunt Peony, which is beginning to bloom now:
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24.04.09

Extremely close and incredibly cute

(picture by me at Dublin Botanic Garden)
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