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On Sunday morning we were up and on our way bright and early – according to Amsterdam standards that is – maybe it had something to do with the fact that it was a Sunday. We strolled through the quiet streets of the city toward the Albert Cuyp Market (again)…

Adventures Europe

This past weekend we had a little European Adventure, it was the first since we’ve been living in London but there will definitely be many more to come!! We intended on having gone to a few places already by this time, but that didn’t happen. Thank you home office for…

Adventures Europe

Last month Riaan and I finished binge-watching all 10 seasons of Friends. Thank you Netflix!! It started off as one of the light-hearted kind of shows we like to put on while we work, have dinner or for a quick episode before bed. It ended as much more than that,…

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I haven’t baked this recipe in over 6 months, and TBH I forgot how delicious it is! When I had my first bite of a fresh warm cupcake on Sunday evening I swear my tastebuds had a little orgasm! A wise person once said, no good story starts with a…

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Life in London is different. It may still be too soon to ultimately decide whether it is for us (the mythical “they” say you should give it a couple of years before deciding if a country is right for you), but so far I’m loving it. Since moving here our…

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First off, I couldn’t resist the punny title. I have this friend (Melanie), she lives for puns, she is like the Queen of puns and lame jokes and she would be so proud of this! I can just imagine her drinking my smoothie and saying “Ah that was berry delicious!”…

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If I can give you one piece of advice about visiting the Portobello Road Market, it would be to go early on Saturday morning, unlike Riaan and I. We only decided at about midday that we were going to go, and man oh man was it hot!! Also, rumour has…

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