French lifestyle / 14.11.2018

A friend asked me the other day what is so special about Marseille soaps. Every summer one can see these typical blocks of soap on every market. This summer when one of our friends almost bought some of the very commercial little coloured soaps I immediately stopped her and took her to the merchant where I get my soaps. He buys them directly from one of the factories in Marseille and if you are lucky you are one of the first to buy a fresh batch. This is...

Beautiful finds / 10.07.2017

These last few months we worked very hard to finish two more rooms in the house. First of al we wanted to create a new bedroom for my son with a bathroom. My son is visually impaired (tests say he only sees 10% but nobody can tell me what that really means) and he has limited use of his left hand. We therefor wanted to create a bathroom with easy shower access, a bench to sit on while showering and lots of contrasts. I also looked for a...

Beautiful finds / 23.06.2017

Before I knew my British partner I didn’t really know the UK. Yes, of course I had visited London a few times, just for business and holiday weekends. My partner is born and raised in Kent. He comes from a town about 45 minutes by train to London. During our first two years together I have spent a lot of time in the UK and I really had a chance to get to know the way of life there much better. First of all, the supermarkets. Anything you can...