Heatwave

Maastricht is a beautiful city all year round, but when the sun shines, it’s really something else. We’ve been having a little heatwave lately, and with the sun beaming down from the sky illuminating the Maas river, the views are truly breathtaking.   The town, much like the rest of…

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Seeing Styles

I. Love. Concerts.   Do you?   I don’t know what it is, there’s probably a word for it, but after I see a concert or a show at the theatre I feel so alive. Like the world is nothing but magic and anything is possible. It’s the best feeling.…

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Beychella

After watching the event of our lives, which was ‘Beychella’, my heart was completely full. Full I tell you!   Because I am a tad oblivious, I didn’t realise that Beyoncé’s headlining performance at Coachella was happening yesterday, or that it would be streamed on YouTube in all its glory.…

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Keeping Perspective

A few weekends ago, I pretty much hibernated. I bought food on the way home from work on Wednesday afternoon, and didn’t step back outside until Saturday, to go to work. Before you panic for my well-being this isn’t super unusual for me. Often I can get carried away working…

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Language Learning

Working in an international environment in the Netherlands, I consistently take for granted my lack of language skills. Here I am awed, by colleagues and friends, who speak, two, three, four, five plus languages, whereas they see this as something as run of the mill. Depending on their backgrounds, they’ve…

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Winter Wonderland

To me, one of the single best benefits of cold weather is snow. If it’s cold without magical white flecks falling from the heavens, I’m often not impressed. This Monday, as I went to retrieve my bike from its resting place for my commute to work I found it was…

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Destination Unknown

Applying for jobs is a gruelling and unequivocally soul destroying process. I am passionate about few things, one of them is how much I dislike applying for jobs. Nothing makes me feel quite so inadequate about the skills and experience I have than inputting said information into different job databases…

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2017: The Year in Review

You may or may not know, but the number 17 is kind of my lucky number. As the year approached; I along with many others declared internally ‘This is going to be my year!’, and you know what…it actually kind of was. Despite laughing at all the memes of people…

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Just Start

You don’t even want to know how long I have already spent thinking about this blog. Worried if the name was good enough, if the topics I wanted to write about were good enough; ultimately doubting if I was good enough to even start a blog. And yes, I know…

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