Category Archives: Life

Fabulous Friday: Windy Times!


In The Netherlands there are about 1170 windmills, many of which are still working. The most famous mill location is Kinderdijk, but I am happy to say that we live close to several windmills. On this Friday, we visited the windmill in Loosduinen, ‘De Korenaer’ (‘ear of grain’), built in […]

In the Footsteps of Johannes Vermeer


Johannes Vermeer is one the most famous painters of the world. His work ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’ is very well known, and was even the subject of a movie with Scarlett Johansson. The girl was Vermeer’s ‘fantasy girl’: a portrait of girl in exotic clothing, with a large pearl […]

Monday Mood: Admiring Fondation Louis Vuitton


The dictionary definition of art says that it is “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects” (Merriam-Webster). I was thinking about writing a whole essay about art, and why it is so important, but I can say it in one sentence really: […]