10 books I want to read

 

  1. Swing time – Zadie Smith
  2. Hitman Anders and the meaning of it all – Jonas Jonasson
  3. Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
  4. The bed moved – Rebecca Schiff
  5. Hotel Bemelmans – Ludwig Bemelmans
  6. American housewives – Helen Ellis
  7. The girls – Emma Cline
  8. The President’s hat – Antoine Laurain
  9. Mastering the art of French eating – Ann Mah
  10. The only street in Paris: life on the Rue des Martyrs – Elaine Sciolino

The 1828th day

Our 1828th day together started with lunch at Kessens. We’d never been there before, and as it turns out they serve mixture of classic Dutch & Swedish food. We ordered a kroket for Joost and gravad lax for me. We talked about photography and other stuff, before heading out into the rain. I always love…

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Things I did today

Another Things I did Today list! Like I mentioned before A while ago I stumbled on the idea of -instead of writing down things you’re grateful for- writing a list of things you did that day. I really like this concept and creating said list always makes me feel better about my day and what I…

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1828 days

Two years ago I wrote: March 20, 2009: Facebook says this is when our friendship begun. I distinctly remember approving his friendship request. Back then I hardly had any Facebook friends that I didn’t know in real life (or had known online for years). His name didn’t sound familiar. We had no friends in common….

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This time last year: London IV

Let’s end this look at our time in London last year with a few random shots from the trip. A few key words; coffee, coffee, coffee, railway stations, breakfast in bed, fancy lunches, dinner out, seeing the new Bond movie (with the most expensive movie ticket I ever bought), (Christmas)shopping, museum visits, rides on the…

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Northern tales | Helsinki, 2000 | part I

I had just turned sixteen when one August morning, I boarded a plane. It would be my first flight ever, and I couldn’t wait to be high up in the sky. Adventure was in sight, and nothing could stop me from going there. My father likes to recall the moment we all said goodbye. Three…

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Some favourite pins of late

source Thought I’d share some favourite pins of late. I stumbled on the picture above when I was looking for table settings for black tables. We have one, and I feel that I can never get it quite right. Give me a white or a wooden table, and I have endless ideas on how to…

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A Sunday in November

I got up before 8 am to enjoy the quiet of a Sunday morning. It’s was grey out and it seemed cold. Smoke from neighbourhood chimneys drifted in the sky. No one out on the street, not even a dog and it’s owner in the park in front of our house. Indoors it was nice and warm…

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This time last year: London III

We spent one particular rainy afternoon in Nothing Hill; a neighbourhood easy to fall in love with. It’s beautiful, quiet but not too quiet and the perfect setting to daydream of a life living in London. This time last year: London part one – part two– part three

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Things I did today

A while ago I stumbled on the idea of -instead of writing down things you’re grateful for- writing a list of things you did that day. I really like this concept and creating said list always makes me feel better about my day and what I accomplished even on days when I feel like I…

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