Photography, Right now

Welcome back, summer!

September 18th, 2014

I admit I was wearing winter clothes in August, the whole package: boots, hat, wool pants, cashmere sweater and coat…depressing right? Well it were two weeks of freezing 15 and less degrees in the Netherlands (I wasn’t surprised that much) but now I am. Summer is back in September and I really regret not having any fruit trees in my hot garden, it gets up to 30˚C in the sun…and we have brick walls…so extra warm weather here. I am getting back to blogging after a month of holiday and I also will go back to the normal routine, non-gardening stuff and into the depths of life basically. For the moment the last pics of my garden which turned out pretty well I think. Another cleaning and it should be done for this year.



Photography, Right now

Gardening Holidays

August 29th, 2014

Garden August

I ended up neglecting any updates while I was out on the terrace…but I’ve got some photographic evidence of my gardening progress.


Chic Me

How to get up and get dressed: Summer Nights

August 18th, 2014

monday dressing inspiration

Summer nights are the best time of the day in places like Madrid. It’s cool enough to get out on the streets and compared to the north of Europe people really go out. It’s like comparing a desert to a jungle…



Madrid @ Night #11

August 17th, 2014

madrid night city bikes

Madrid tries to turn into a biking city. With the city bikes to rent it has become easier to have a bike but the prices are quite high. They are running with an extra engine in the back to get up the hills easier, though. It’s still much cheaper to take the metro.




Dear Dr. Jones: Segovia #4

August 16th, 2014

The Aquaduct Segovia Spain

Is there anything as fascinating as the aquaduct in Segovia? Maybe the pyramids in Egypt…


Interior Design

Out Gardening!

August 15th, 2014

French Garden Roses

No posts lately as I have been out gardening a lot. With all that inspiration I got from Monty Don’s travel videos I grabbed my idea of a French garden and now it starts taking shape. There will be a pottage (in mini version), a sitting area with roses and a herb garden are already visible…


My future neighborhood...

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