Hello, Hello!

Finally a fresh new blog post! It’s unbelievable how long I’ve been silent here.

After my last post five months ago - where I mentioned that we would be leaving New York and were planning a move to Brighton (UK), where we had never been - I had to create a slower pace of doing things.

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I've got some news to share...

How do you know when it's the right time to say goodbye, to something you love? To a city you love. The place that feels like home... 

We have done this before (moving to Houston, back to The Netherlands and moving to Switzerland, just weeks before Zoe was born). So yes, it's been one hell of a ride these past sixteen years! But it all adds to our story, of living life your own way…

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When shit happens...

I could have started this post without a curse word in the title, yep I could... but sometimes life hands you lemons and you curse (a lot) while making lemonade out of it all...

Last week, the bitter cold in the Netherlands caused three of our water pipes to burst. For those of you who are new reading my blog - our home is near Amsterdam, while we were in New York...

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Just take the picture

 '...and with just one click, she froze a moment in time...'   -m.

Last week, it was four years since my daddy passed away. He was only 68.

When I was thinking how to start this blogpost, my mind wandered to a black and white photograph of me and daddy - sitting in a small cable car, on our way to rise high up in an amusement park. I have the photo, so my memory is still fresh of that day...

As a mama who is always behind the camera or snapping away with my trusty Iphone, I made myself a promise. This year will be the start of being more in the pictures with my girls...

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