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Category Archives: MondayMood
How do I feel like on a Monday? What are my ideas and thoughts?
I visited Milano last year. It was bitter cold, but the sun was out, which was great in January. One early morning, we climbed the fairylike Duomo. I think we even were the first visitors that day! In some places, you can actually feel history itself, and the Duomo is […]
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 […]
I am Dutch. I am a bit stingy. Stilll.. I love luxury and the good life. So when I had to go Italy on a business trip, we decided to extend our trip with a few days and splurge on the hotel we privately booked for the last two days […]
Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep. Fran Drescher Each month, I go to the market to collect shark meat samples. But before I start, I have to get a cup of coffee at my favorite coffee stall, where the coffee is […]
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 […]
Some time ago, someone made a series of pictures of me. When I saw them, I was umm… shocked. Now that I am getting older, getting a ‘beautiful’ picture is not as easy as it used to be. The photographer, much younger than me, used her usual settings, that are […]
When I check texts in the evening, with low light, or when I want to check out something very small, I sometimes wear reading glasses. So if I have to wear glasses, I want something special. I saw these on the internet, but the delivery time was around three weeks. […]
Something weird happened in our society. I have acquaintances and business relations, who tell me: “I will get back to you soon!” “I will call you later!” “I will let you know when I have time! “You will hear from me!” I am sixty now, but sadly enough, I still […]
Yes, we had planned a weekend to Paris. And then we were both hit by the flu and had to postpone our visit. So today I just have to post some memories of Milano. These pictures were made during a walk through the Quarter of Navigli, a neighborhood named after […]