Light Painting Photography in the City of Light

Light Painting Photography in the City of Light

Paris is often called the “City of Light”. It seems that the origin of this periphrasis comes from the creation of public lighting in Paris by Gabriel Nicolas de La Reynie, in the seventeenth century, at least according to Wikipedia (fr). While in Paris, I decided to try this marvelous class I found through Airbnb… Continue Reading Light Painting Photography in the City of Light

First Impressions (in 3D)

First Impressions (in 3D)

Did you know you can print everything you want in 3D? Well, not everything, but almost! I recently bought a 3D printer and since then I keep finding new ideas of objects to manufacture. It really changed my vision of plastic products. Equipment Printer I chose the Creality Ender 3 Pro model because it was… Continue Reading First Impressions (in 3D)

Mechanical Wood Crafting

Mechanical Wood Crafting

Unlike many people, I love assembling furniture (IKEA, lots of fun for me). I also like mechanisms and musical instruments (I suffer from the ukulele acquisition syndrome). So you can guess my enthusiasm when I discovered this hurdy-gurdy kit! Poor Sebonaut, here is another instrument that will join my collection. Building the Model Unboxing As… Continue Reading Mechanical Wood Crafting

Snorkeling under the Mangroves

Snorkeling under the Mangroves

This adventure took place in Mexico last December (2018), more specifically in Playa del Carmen at the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort. This is indeed a resort that I recommend to everyone, especially families. All the photos of this post were taken on site within the resort. Snorkeling in the mangrove river was one of the… Continue Reading Snorkeling under the Mangroves

An Epic Reef Part 8 – Best friends forever

An Epic Reef Part 8 – Best friends forever

This post is part 8 of the epic reef series. Good news: Lily, our tiger pistol shrimp, is doing better. She seems to have recovered from the attack of the bad crab (see Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga). Her claws grew back and she started digging again. Shrimp and Goby Symbiosis Lily’s best friend… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 8 – Best friends forever

An Epic Reef Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga

An Epic Reef Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga

This post is part 7 of the epic reef series. Crab Discovery … In Part 6, I mentionned that we discovered a surprise crab in our fish tank just before moving everyone to the 90 gallon tank. We could not identify what kind of crab it was, but we decided to keep it on the basis… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga

An Epic Reef Part 6 – We think bigger

An Epic Reef Part 6 – We think bigger

This post is part 6 of the epic reef series. The 90 Gallon Aquarium The Furniture We had waited for it impatiently, the furniture has finally arrived! It is our friend Francis Grondin with his workshop “L’Atelier des Nains” who made this strong piece of custom furniture for our aquarium. The empty aquarium seemed heavy already, yet… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 6 – We think bigger

A New Year, A New Habit

A New Year, A New Habit

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Will Durant (often inaccurately attributed to Aristotle) Forming Habits In 21 Days? We often hear that it takes 21 days (or any other exact number of days) to form an habit, but this is inaccurate. In reality, it really depends… Continue Reading A New Year, A New Habit