Thursday 30 December 2010


The other day my brother brought home a beamer with which we turned the living room into a perfect home cinema/giant playstation screen/wonderful way of spending time with the family while everyone was feeling pretty poorly...


This is one of the movies we watched. We all loved it and giggled all the way through! And forgot about our nausea and temperature for a bit.

Wednesday 29 December 2010

Still here!

Hi everyone!

No, I haven't disappeared... I have suffered a pretty bad stomach flu over the past few days though, and just when I thought I felt better I got hit by one of those silly ophthalmic migraines I get a few times a year... I guess I hadn't reached my quota for 2010 and needed to squeeze in that last one before December 31st!

So, not a fun few days all in all, but it means I had a zero calorie Christmas meal (hehe), and plenty of TLC from all family members around, which is always so helpful...

Anyway, here is a little message for you guys.

Picture from here (Turkljaca, Croatia).

Saturday 25 December 2010


Maastricht (Netherlands), in the city centre

And here we go: this is the last post of this year's advent calendar... a red door, to wish you a Merry Christmas!

Friday 24 December 2010


Cambria (United States), a parking sign in the centre of town

Thursday 23 December 2010


San Francisco (United States), on a cable car

Wednesday 22 December 2010

In the alps...

Went skiing and snowboarding in the sun today. It was fantastic!

P.S. Doesn't my brother's iPhone 4 take excellent photos?


Fremantle (Australia), in the city centre

Tuesday 21 December 2010

Season's greetings

This Christmas the family greeting cards at my parents' place were slightly different from other years: Mum made a little online magazine on the colours red and green.
She asked for some input from my side, and I sent in some of my numbers - a selection of red and green ones, to go with the general theme.

Here is the whole magazine.

Enjoy! And... Merry Christmas!


The Hague (the Netherlands), shop window to a very impressive antique store

Monday 20 December 2010


Maastricht (Netherlands), in the city centre

P.S. It's one month today that we were at the top of Notre-Dame, in Paris... :-)

Sunday 19 December 2010


Dublin (Ireland), in a great restaurant

Saturday 18 December 2010


Playing with lights, at home.

Friday 17 December 2010


Fremantle (Australia), in a lovely cafe in the centre.

Thursday 16 December 2010


Lausanne (Switzerland), at a bus stop.

Wednesday 15 December 2010


Maastricht (The Netherlands), in the city center on my way to work.

Tuesday 14 December 2010


Lausanne (Switzerland), not far from the Musée de l'Elysée

Monday 13 December 2010


Freemantle (Australia), a parking spot in South Coogee.

Sunday 12 December 2010

Xmas tree

I fell in love with this tree, and just had to have one at our place too.

The way you see it on this photo is when it had only two garlands, which was a bit too short, but I've added an extra one today - much better!


Maastricht (The Netherlands), in the Wyck neighborhood.

Reminder: If you want to see last year's numbers (here is the 12, for example), just use the search option in the right hand side column.

Saturday 11 December 2010


Bruges (Belgium), in the city centre.

And here is a song to put you in the xmas mood and to make you smile (at least it works for me; it makes me giggle!).

Friday 10 December 2010


Morro Bay (United States), in the bay.

Thursday 9 December 2010


London (United Kingdom), somewhere walking in the city.

Wednesday 8 December 2010


Veere (The Netherlands), in the harbour.

Tuesday 7 December 2010


Calais (France), in the harbour.

Monday 6 December 2010


Rome (Italy), at an exhibition inside the Colosseum.

Sunday 5 December 2010

Little presents for Sinterklaas

I've made little packages for my colleagues, for Sinterklaas.
They are filled with red and white candy. Yum!


Happy Sinterklaas everyone!

Lübeck (Germany), during a boat tour around the city.

Saturday 4 December 2010


There is still snow on the ground here in Maastricht, but none falling anymore... it's been a very pretty and white week over here!

London (United Kingdom)

If you want to see last year's number 4 (or other numbers), just use the 'search this blog' function in the right hand side column!

Friday 3 December 2010


Somewhere in 2008...

Thursday 2 December 2010


In between Lörrach (Germany) and Colmar (France), at a service station.

Wednesday 1 December 2010


Let the 2010 edition of my advent calendar begin!

Zierikzee (The Netherlands), not far from the old harbour.

Monday 29 November 2010

1 year!

My blog is one today!
And I've loved every moment of it.

I hope you like it too.

Thank you for visiting!

Sunday 28 November 2010


A few views from our beautiful weekend in Paris.

Saturday 27 November 2010

Thursday 25 November 2010

Day and night

Le Louvre, Paris, on Saturday 20 November 2010.
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