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The Omega shop at the Champs Elysees


The Omega shop at the Champs Elysees

My first watch

Dear Readers,

Some years ago, for my 18, my grandfather explained me that he wanted to « mark the occasion ». To offer me my first present as an adult, as a man. A timeless present that I will keep for a long time. He also explained me that his grandfather offered him the same gift for his 18, and it was a familial tradition. Touched, a little bit clumsy, I took the box I my hand.

Today, when I close my eyes, I can exactly remember the joy and the surprise that I felt discovering, inside the box, an Omega watch. My first man’s watch. This watch doesn’t leave me since this birthday. Each morning, when I leave the shower, I take my watch. Each evening, when I dress up, I take my watch. At each event, when I prepare myself, I take my watch. My grandfather, a tasty man, wanted to offer me a timeless jewel. And he did! This watch accompanied each moment of my life. It is a part of me. 

The Omega shop

Today, I go to the Omega shop which takes place on the Champs-Elysees Avenue, in the aim of changing the battery. I push the shop’s door and I dive in a plush atmosphere, soft music and pepper smell… I feel comfortable very quickly. All of this, reminds me my grandfather, this man who offered me gift that I loved. I closed my eyes and I see me again, in front of this man that I admired, and who made me a present, that I will keep for a long time.

This is when I left the shop that an idea came to my mind. Few minutes in this shops in this place reminds me a lot of memories. On the road to the hotel Le Derby Alma, I thought about the time’s value. Time passes, time flies, noiseless, without warming us.

I leave you, dear readers, thinking about this sentence which has been pronounced anonymously one day « Time passes, memories stays ».

See you soon!

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