13 things I have done since 1st January 2015

There have been no recent blog updates, and that is because I’ve had a very busy – and preoccupied – start to 2015! When I say “busy”: since January 1st I have: Flown to Athens for a weekend to celebrate my dad’s 80th Birthday. We had a great time, with coffee by the seaside in […] continue reading »

so wait a few years and it will stop

As I start thinking about the incipit (first few words) of this article, I realise I was about to describe my outfit to you. Then I stopped. There is nothing wrong with my outfit. There is nothing wrong with me. The men who holler out β€œhey sexy” are the ones who are wrong. Not me. […] continue reading »

Floorplan furniture puzzle

Five years ago, I moved into a small one bedroom flat. And even before moving in, I took measurements, created a floorplan, and tried to arrange the furniture, see how I could make it fit. The amusing thing is I conjured up 19 ways of placing them, starting with 0, the layout they were in […] continue reading »

Flat-hunting: i own too much stuff

Months ago, I saw this excellent photo project “Millenials and everything they own“. It consists of a series of photos of people, next to all their stuff. Like this. So when I started to look for flats, after seeing the first place, my first reaction was to try and figure out what I would need […] continue reading »

Flat-hunting: i quit (for now)

yet another flat Last night i saw YAF (yet another flat). In fairness, a house. The very large double room was really nice. I’m talking good furniture, space, light green walls, space, south-facing windows, space,… The five housemates lovely. And, most importantly, all of my things would have fit!! yet another no So of course, […] continue reading »