Vitsippan ute i backarna står

I just got back to Hong Kong after spending one wonderful week in Sweden – watching Fall transform into Spring. My sister was joking that I’m slowly turning into a landscape photographer as the nature has been my prime source of inspiration over the past visits (explaining all the flower and landscape photos that have been … Continue reading

Italy’s Best Summer Destinations

Now back in Hong Kong – with my agenda already packed with 1000 things to do – the lazy sun-drenched vacation days’ in Italy seem far-far away. As mentioned in my previous post about the little adventure I had at the hairdresser, I love Italy for it’s character and charm, and always leave the country … Continue reading

Eat, sleep, eat …

For the past three summers, I’ve been visiting my boyfriends family around the regions of Umbria, Tuscany and Marche in Italy. Wherever you look there are idyllic little stone villages, beautiful hills and amazing food. Large cities like Rome and Milan are like ghost cities as everyone escapes to the country and seaside for a … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New …..

Antiques, vintage, slow-fashion, second-hand, loppis (in Swedish), thrift shopping, flea markets – name it what you want but once thing is clear – there is a HUGE trend right now in Sweden to Restore, Reuse and Renovate. The old saying “Something old, something new, something borrowed” has never felt more appropriate. Perhaps it’s a backlash … Continue reading

I see London, I see Sam’s Town

My sister lives in London since five years back in time, and over the years I’ve been a frequent visitor. Coming from Hong Kong, the first thing that hit you is the vast majority of creativity and history; everywhere you look is something exciting to explore. London is to me the ultimate melting pot of … Continue reading

Home is where your heart is

Silence. Nature. Organic. Humble. Simplicity. Home. Sanity. Back-to-Basic. Falu-Red. Childhood. Relax. Traditions.

Wearing Vintage and Leather

This is the first post i’m writing after finishing the write-every-day in May challenge. I gave myself a 4-day-necessary break from blogging. I’m back in my hometown Kungsbacka, Sweden; summer has just arrived and the days’ are endless long. The nature is exploding in rays of colours – making it a joy being an observer … Continue reading

From Rome with Love – Day 28

Day 28, Tuesday: Only pictures Picture diary from my two-days in Rome (beyond being food poisoned). Day 1, Wednesday: The story of your life in 250 words or less (or one paragraph… no one will be counting your words… probably) Day 2, Thursday: Educate us on something you know alot about or are good at. Take any approach you’d like … Continue reading

Greetings from Jakarta

Finally – I had a little misfortune with my external hard drive, which unexpectedly without any warning decided to give up on me. I do love ( like is more honest ) technology  as long as everything works fine, nothing breaks down and don’t give me any trouble. After screaming at my hard drive – without … Continue reading

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