• handpaintedmugs

    Hand-painted mugs

    During a recent spring clean of our old crockery, I came across a few very cheap Ikea Färgrik mugs that had been neglected long ago and pushed to the very back of the cupboard. Remembering the…

    4 September 2016
  • brasil

    Brasil: in pictures

    1. Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro; 2. Colourful colonials and cobblestones, Paraty; 3. Coconuts for sale, Ilha Grande; 4. Capybara, Rio Miranda; 5. Toucan telephone, Bonito; 6. Street art, Foz do Iguaçu; 7. Cataratas do Iguaçu, Foz do Iguaçu;…

    11 August 2016
  • mrgnome

    Have you heard… mr. Gnome

    It’s no secret that I’m pretty into Mini Mansions. Alex introduced me to Pandora a few months ago and I’ve discovered that the Mini Mansions  playlist is awesome and definitely the best mix that…

    26 May 2016
  • alltimefavouritegames

    All-time favourite games

    My first console was an Atari. It wasn’t exactly mine, however. It was in the household around the time I was born. It was okay. I liked to play Q-Bert on occasion, until my…

    19 May 2016
  • babka3-21

    Chocolate babka

    I always wondered what on earth babka was. After watching an episode of Seinfeld, I knew it was something delicious. I knew it was a baked good. I knew chocolate was best. I knew…

    26 April 2016
  • villagesalad

    Village salad

    I was always an annoyingly fussy child. Many hours of my childhood were spent at the dinner table, forbidden to move until I ate my meal. (To this day, I still wouldn’t touch girello…

    10 March 2016
  • coffeeheader1

    Coffee: from tree to cup

    Coffee is the one plant I have been the most successful at growing. This is surprising, given that I live in a temperate climate. My growing coffee obsession began in Costa Rica, where I successfully…

    20 January 2016
  • 5tools

    5 tools to simplify trip planning

    Whenever there is a trip in my sights, I spend every hour of every day thinking about it. I am what you might call an obsessively organised travel planner. Alex on the other hand…

    16 January 2016