Never underestimate the power of fear or a new haircut. 

Fear can drive you insane, make you want to lock yourself up and hide from the outside world. In the case of a 7-year old, it can probably manifest itself in a way making you physically sick. That’s what I think at least after watching my daughter go through major agony over her school trip. […]

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Black nails, a Hawaiian fairytale & a pimped up Christmas tree

What more could you possibly ask for? Let me start with the Hawaiian fairytale – Moana. Listen, if there is ONE film you should take your kids to this year (or what’s left of it) it’s this one. It’s mesmerisingly beautiful, it’s fun, it’s about a strong girl and friendship. It has all the classic […]

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A week of snow and Christmas preparations.

It’s been a week of firsts. Snow started the trend. Woke up on Monday morning to some white stuff.. not a whole lot but enough to get me closer to some sort of Christmas mood. It was truly beautiful. ❄️ Strange feeling though exiting the gym and finding the pool where we used to swim […]

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Pampering, shopping & Champagne. 

Welcome to my Saturday. Yes, you read right, this is exactly what I’ve been doing today. I’ve been pampered in the company of fabulous Ms Lotta. A woman of my taste who understand that just once in a while you need to take your girlfriend away from all that work and simply, play. Like grown […]

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May your coffee be strong and your Monday short.

People, I can not find my pre-Christmas spirit. It’s lost on me although we are in the middle of November already. On the other hand, who can blame me, just look at my outfit for today..Converse in the middle of November? Well yeah, if the temperature says +14 and blazing sun, go for it girlfriend […]

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Now this is the season….

… for moisturisers, nasal oils and humidifiers galore. This is when stores all across Beijing sell out on anything and everything that can hydrate you in any way possible. It’s winter in Beijing, it’s the beginning of the dry season…  So I’ve stocked up (a girl’s gotta be prepared). Moisturisers, lip balms (en masse), nasal […]

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