Creative Clews: Beata Mordawska

Miranda van den Heuvel talks to creative expats and creative people all over the world about creativity in general and their own creative outlet in particular. Our first Creative Clew is Beata Mordawska from Poland. 1. What is CREATIVITY? To me, creativity is an internal instinct, something – a force or energy – that urges me to do things […]

RAW!

Sushi artists at work – captured by Clew photographer Lisbeth. Or… “I’m not making art, I’m making sushi.” – Masaharu Morimoto (the Iron Chef) “In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much.” -Masa Takayama (owner of 3 star Michelin restaurant Masa in Manhattan) “Kids are now eating things like edamame and sushi. […]

Wanting what you don’t have

Clew’s Miranda interviews creative expats, but she’s also a creative coach, with her own inspiring blog Create & Connect. Clew borrows from her blog:  Very often when I meet with my awesome women friends, something odd happens. These women are all very different. All very unique. All very beautiful. All very intelligent. They are all […]

Moving – a second chance

Moving is the perfect time to re-evaluate your life. Some say there are no second chances in life, but who ever said that has never moved to another continent. Starting over in a new country is actually a second chance. If you want to. I admit – the hardest part about moving can be having […]

Don’t leave the leaves behind

I can think of many reasons to love fall; one of them being mother nature’s beautiful colours, another all the the cosy indoor activities. With all the fallen leaves scattered around in my garden I came up with some simple family DIY activities: Decorative leaf balls I used paper to make balls, but you can also use oasis […]

5 reasons to network cross-silo

Networking outside of your standard professional networkbox makes you more creative. This is the conclusion of an international team of researchers, who has found that the ideas, insight and information you can get from contacts of contacts or other networks, boosts creativity and can be very valuable raw material to build on as well as […]

The perfect girly weekend: Lisbon

Rute Vendeirinho is back, taking you to her favourite girly destinations for a weekend, including insider tips and where to go for a girly weekend photo session! This is – Lisbon! 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 […]

Home in an unexpected place

If you had asked me 18 months ago where I would like to live, Berlin would not have been on my list. We knew it was long overdue to leave Luxembourg, and different possible destinations kept coming up. Berlin was one of them and to be honest I said no to this. I am open to […]

Unseen

Post-holiday blues? There’s no better cure than more travel, and if you’re in Luxembourg, there are so many great weekend destinations. Amsterdam is definitely one of them, and during the second half of September, Unseen is one good reason to go there, especially if you – like Clew – enjoy the many faces of photography. […]

Say cheese (cake)!

There are so many fantastic recipes for amazing cheesecakes, and surprisingly enough most of them are really easy to make. Also, because of its dense creamy texture it is almost impossible to fail. And personally I think cracks in the cheesy top part are just adorable.