processing frustration

two things happened today to cause me some frustration, and both involved dealing with men in my life, one being my boss and one being my husband, and both were connected to processes or lack of them. The boss and I had a bit of a culture clash today with a surreal discussion about how…

People are People

I am starting this blog post from a position of not knowing the title, and not knowing really what I want to write. This has not been a good week, unless one supports Trump, and it has also not been a good year. In 2016 we have seen beloved musicians leave us, Brexit, hurricanes, terrorist…

a day in Vienna

last week I was in Vienna on a business trip. Vienna is of course a lovely city, and it was not my first time there, which was lucky, as most of the time I was in a hotel room listening to Chinese, but that is another story. On the Saturday, after a leisurely breakfast, I…

Halloween

Is it just me that thinks the horror clowns and horror makeup prevalent this Halloween is just a bit too gory? Maybe I am getting old, but I was finding it difficult to hit like on my facebook feed yesterday when my normally attractive friends and relatives were posting pretty impressively gory pictures of them…

losing the will

You know how men claim that shopping with women is a mind numbing experience? There are many cartoons on the subject and witty pictures of men collapsed under shopping bags. Let me tell you something, it can be the same or worse for women shopping with men. Today we went to the shops to get…

mini makeover

so this week I revamped the bedside cabinet that had spent too long in our shower room. First coat was a blue Annie Sloan chalk paint, I dipped the drawer knobs, which actually was a bit of a mistake as the paint was then too thick and dried strangely Then came the Pink over the…