Category Archives: MondayMood

How do I feel like on a Monday? What are my ideas and thoughts?

Monday Mood: Coffee First

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 […]

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: Reading Glasses!

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. […]

Monday Mood: I Am Socially Blonde

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 […]

MondayMood: Pillow Talk with Charlotte!

Last Saturday, I had a make-up masterclass with Charlotte Tilbury (, who recently introduced her new product line Pillow Talk in the Netherlands. I was especially looking forward to try the Luxury Palette in Pillow Talk: “a pretty, feminine every day eyeshadow palette with four shimmer and matte shades in […]

Monday Mood: Lovely Lipsticks!

I am a kind of make-up junky, and lipstick is absolute my favorite drug! As far as we know, the first lipstick was used by Cleopatra, from ancient Egypt. She colored her lips red by pulverizing the beetle Dactylopius coccus, a substance that is still used as a food coloring. […]