Shape wear, Mummy of the Year Award and Italian for beginners.

We need to talk about shape wear and body confidence. Seriously people. The only time I’ve ever received the “congratulations on the baby” comment was when I wore a shaping body in Hanoi during a mingle reception for work. Since then, not once. Sure, a pair of high waist panties, but that’s not the same. […]

I’ve joined the club of drama queens, gentlewomen and alpha females. And we all have one thing in common.

Power. Of mind, heart and soul. Of our own destiny, our path forward and who we bring along for the ride. We are fearless, brave and strong. We create the rules we live by and we only stray for those who deserve it. Do we ever doubt ourselves? For sure. But do we pick ourself […]

Cognac, as in the root. And a little something called the end of an era.

How can I explain this without sounding like a crazy person? You know the feeling you get when you twirl spaghetti around your fork until it forms this perfect little pasta lump.. you bring the fork to your mouth and enjoy a mouthful of al dente cooked spaghetti smoothed in (at least for my liking) […]

Dear Santa, I want a red cottage with white trimmings. And a lot less sun rashes.

After the humidity and heat in Beijing I was longing for some pullover summer vacation in Sweden. Yeah right. Sweden’s experiencing a heatwave like no other. Where’s my +18 degrees and rain, my moody country men complaining about the bad weather and the overfilled indoor playhouses? Not here, that’s for sure. Instead the sun’s shining […]