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J’écris le jour car la nuit m’éblouit.

Plus t’avances et plus c’est dur.

Les marches s’espacent jusqu’à ne plus exister,

Et ne devenir que simples îlots. 106 more words


Estelle is a French female name meaning “star” via Occitan estela <Proto-Italic *stērolā ultimately derived from a PIE root word. The name seems to have been popularized by a third century Gaulish martyr (who lived in what is now present day southern France). 31 more words


Trojan shield.

Challenge: One word Sunday Challenge
Topic: Star

A piece of artwork at the ‘Troy: myth and reality’ exhibition at the British Museum earlier in the year.

‘Trojan shield’



Pauline Frederick: "The Girl with the Topaz Eyes"

Wonderfully, the origin of this post was the photo above, which I came across on the internet while searching for something else. One doesn’t just stumble across the films of… 449 more words

Hollywood (History)

Massive sunspot heading towards Earth, can cause major solar flare | All you need to know

From coronavirus pandemic to floods to earthquakes to cyclones, mankind has faced a lot of trouble in the year 2020, making it one of the worst years. 69 more words


New Skyscapes

After my first attempt at creating atmospheric skyscape images (see previous post), I did a second shoot. I’m happier with these as the sun is clearer and the effect of the clouds more satisfying. 29 more words


Displaying Star Ratings in Ruby on Rails

In my Ruby on Rails 6 app, I allow users to rate other users. I wanted to be able to show the number of stars (1-5) that a user received for ratings. 77 more words

Rails Core