Last week was a strange one as I had two weddings and a funeral in the span of 6 days. Two friends of mine remarried and a dear aunt passed away. I received the wedding invitations months ago but the passing of my father in law’s cousin came unexpectedly. I went to her funeral with my …
I am no cancer patient but I have my fair share about it as half of my family succumbed to it. I follow news about health care and medical developments based on my personal interest. As long as I recall there is still no single cure for cancer.
Dutch and Flemish masters are famous among others of their stil lifes. Some of them painted food stil lifes. I selected a handful of them to share here.
Here is my selection of food porn in the Golden Age.
Since the past few years not only have I been going regularly to the gym to stay fit, I have been following some fitness women on Instagram to for some fitness inspirations. Seeing their posts encourage me to keep on going day by day. Their message is about self-esteem, building and gaining the strength and self confidence. In the end this healthy lifestyle result in self love.
This medieval bath house was built in the 14th century by Pere de Vilarasa, a knight and jurist during the reign of Jaime II. Its style is mainly Arabic, mixed with local style called mudéjar (Christian architecture style from Iberican peninsula).
According to Dutch custom one is allowed to wish happy new year until 6 January, Drie Koningen (Epiphany). From then on it is business as usual in this new year. So here it is. I am an optimist, I still wish for the best for the world this coming year just as last year. Especially …
Triggered by Donald Trump’s promise to bring Merry Christmas again, I want to share here the Dutch version of it. Merry Christmas in Dutch is Zalig kerstdagen or Prettige/Fijne kerstdagen. Zalig means blisfull. Prettige/fijne from the adjective prettig/fijn means nice. Kerstdagen: Christmas days.