Pure pleasure: Chocolate

You all know the phrase “how many pairs of shoes can a girl have?” – well, with me it is “how many chocolate cake recipes can a girl have?” I seem to have collected a rather large number over the years. And they are really all quite different, from the quick mix quick cook gooey […]

The handshake seals the contract

If, as the Depeche Mode song goes, “the handshake seals the contract,” I’m screwed. I don’t know why, but I rarely give a good one. I’m either too high, too low, too soft, too strong, shaking when I should be letting go, letting go when I should be shaking. Plain and simple, I’m a mess. […]

These places still exist

There are still places like this. Where life is slow, people are friendly and locals trust strangers. It is reassuring and faith-restoring. The thing is, sometimes you’ve just got to get off the motorway. Get behind a tractor and follow it. Trust your GPS when she insists you take the weird tiny roads seemingly leading […]

These places still exist

There are still places like this. Where life is slow, people are friendly and locals trust strangers. It is reassuring and faith-restoring. The thing is, sometimes you’ve just got to get off the motorway. Get behind a tractor and follow it. Trust your GPS when she insists you take the weird tiny roads seemingly leading […]

Sun in the City

Clew photographer Anje Kirsch with a cross section of sunny life in Luxembourg City! Photos by Anje Kirsch, April 2015. ©2015 Anje Kirsch

Lëtz Create – Andrita Andrushka

Miranda van den Heuvel talks to creative people in Luxembourg and says “look, Luxembourg is creative! Here’s how and where!” The April talk is with Andra, also known as Andrita Andrushka, who – among other creative things –  helps children be creative through Interactive Cinemeducation. 1. What is CREATIVITY? For me, creating is empowering. Creativity is happiness. […]

Grain free breakfast

You are probably aware that slices of toast, croissants or Danish pastry aren’t the best options for a healthy breakfast. However this does not mean that a good, filling and healthy breakfast has to be boring! The following recipe is one of the most loved recipes on my blog – and the most common breakfast […]

A simpler life: Enjoying without owning

It may sound so simple, but it was really one of the biggest eye openers for me when I realized – I don’t have to own to enjoy. I used to love shopping. Browsing through shops and planning all the things I wanted to buy – because that was the goal: To buy. I wanted […]

Lëtz Create – Linda Dieschourg

Miranda van den Heuvel talks to creative people in Luxembourg and says “look, Luxembourg is creative! Here’s how and where!” The March talk is with Linda Dieschourg of Kinlake and Orla Collective. 1. What is CREATIVITY? Creativity is so vast. I believe it can represent a whole lifestyle, but it can also represent the way we respond […]

The perfect girly weekend: Madrid

Mini-series: Rute Vendeirinho takes you to her favourite girly destinations for a weekend, including insider tips and where to go for a girly weekend photo session! Next stop Madrid Are you desperate for that perfect weekend away with your girlfriends? If so, prepare yourself, forget about the household, the mummy duties… and embrace some girly pampering for […]