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Month: February 2013

Furniture Adventures

Furniture Adventures

Sometimes you just need to walk through a very dark foresty park at night to feel adventure again. Okay, we were close to semi-lighted roads, a motorway and a railway station, but who comes up with this idea of a pathway through a dark park as the only way to get to the nearby neighbourhood? I heard a hooting owl.

Maarten and I are moving house, which is fun, new and stressful. We also decided that we were going to pay more attention to decoration this time, and not just accept any furniture that was thrown at us from helping familymembers and dead grandparents. Not to be ungrateful, I loved living in our Utrecht shack for two years, feeling like proper students with our non-matching equipment, but now it’s time for something that feels like we created an atmosphere ourselves.

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Counting Down

Counting Down

In three weeks I’ll be in LA. Me.

If you don’t know me too well: I’m not this outgoing, bubbly, blonde goddess with an athletic body. I’m more of a hippie, dressed in anything that’s too big, from long maxiskirts to huge jumpers; honestly, I don’t even know what I look like.

Still, I’m going to go to Los Angeles to write for Healthy is the New Skinny, a super much needed website promoting ALL women’s bodies, trying to create a healthier balance in our thin-obsessed world, helping everyone to love their own bodies. It’s a simple message, but a huge challenge and I often wonder whether it is actually attainable. Doubt, however, is not the message I want to convey. The reality of the situation is that I don’t even know how I feel about my own body.

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