Category Archives: Journal

Monday Mood: Dare to Ask for Help

Some time ago, we were already to home after one of our walks when we spotted an older lady standing next to a mobility scooter. The battery was nearly dead. We offered our help. She refused. She did not have a cell phone and it was at least another kilometer […]

Monday Mood: Being (Not) Generous

I grew up in a family, where spending money was considered a bad thing. My shoes were two sizes too small (yes, that hurt), my clothes didn’t fit, my school books were always at least one edition too old (I sometimes had a different text then the other studentes), I […]

Fabulous Friday: Street Art City

The Kijkduin shopping center, near our village, will be demolished in October to make room for a new shopping centre and restaurants. Until then this is the domain of graffiti artists. The walls are already decorated with graffiti and the vacant stores are taken over by studios or galleries: this […]

Fabulous Friday: Free Colours!

I am probably a shallow person. I just love shopping. Though I prefer quirky vintage stores, my all-time favourite department store in The Hague is definitely De Bijenkorf. I wrote more about this fabulous shop in a previous post ‘The Lady in Red”( It is a classic building, and one […]