The band was drenched in sweat and the crowd could just not get enough! On the 14th of October 2021 Sourface (pronounced sour face), a Franco-British band from London played a vibrant gig in the Parisian venue Les Disquaires. I have been to many, many (maybe too many) concert, but never to one with 2 … Continue reading Sourface at Les Disquaires 14/10/2021
On the 11th of September 2021, hundreds of cyclist will pedal for a good cause. What started in 2016 after the death of my mother to do something as an homage to her and to raise awareness regarding HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)-prevention has since matured into an international cycling event, raising funds for researchers working … Continue reading The NWC Ed. 6
“Cause I wanna hang the sunshine on my wall” after a year and a half of Covid these lyrics just make you smile. The new single A Bigger Splash by the Anglo-French band Surface (released on the 2nd of July 2021) does exactly that, it makes you smile and feel the sunshine seep into even … Continue reading Sourface – A Bigger Splash
Covid-19 was detected in December 2019, so a bit over a year ago. It took a few more weeks for the info to seep through to us. I remember first reading about Covid around the 25th of January. My sister had send us a message recommending us to buy masks and protective googles. Her boyfriend … Continue reading Did I have Covid?
Remember? I used to do these coffee shares on a weekly basis for quite some time. This morning, I thought that maybe I should join in again. In a year, where virtually meeting with friends and family has become the new normal, I no longer know how to welcome you, my dear reader into my … Continue reading If we were having coffee – 26th September 2020
What are 20 years? 7305 Days, or 240 months. When you are 20 years old, it is all you know those year are childhood, teenage years and the beginning of adulthood. When you are 40 it is half your life, when you are 60 it’s a third, and when you are 80, then 20 years … Continue reading 20 Years
Last week school was out for "All Saints Holidays" (strange name for school holidays in a country where showing religious signs in public spaces, especially in schools, isn't allowed), and I had the occasion, to spend a whole day with just my daughter. When you are a big sister it isn't all that easy to … Continue reading Yetis and Music, Walks and Other Smiles
It was November, it was definitely November. Rachel looked out the window. Rain was pouring down from the grey almost black sky. November. What a month. No light. Rachel grabbed her bag, her umbrella and glanced at her feet. The shoes, that she was wearing were most certainly not going to help her keep her … Continue reading The darker season
I still exist. And I want to be back in the world of blogging. The thing is, that in the past blogging went from fun to a chore. Posting regualarly, replying to comments, returning visits, visiting blogs I want to visit... After my mother's death and even more so after the birth of my second … Continue reading Nano Poblano 2019, here I am!
Celebrate your mom today! https://www.instagram.com/p/BlTbBZthLe-/ I am thinking a lot about my mom lately. It was on the 10th of May three years ago, that she received the diagnosis. For her and us, her family and friends a world-altering diagnosis. She had been diagnosed with cancer. On that day we did not know the extent … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day – Fundraising