Age of Dinosaurs

Hubby, a friend and I went to see the special exhibition, Age of Dinosaurs, at World Museum. It would have been better if we had a kid with us… just to justify our presence there, but, even so, it was nice. We took some pictures and we had some laughs. The leaflet I took from […]

Costume Drama tour

Sudley house has a special exhibition: Costume Drama – Fashion from 1790 to 1850. Costume Drama tour it’s a part of the special exhibition and we had the pleasure to listen to Pauline Rushton talk about the dresses. I like the house, it feels warm and welcoming even if it’s a museum. The staff it’s […]

Nowruz

Yesterday we were invited by one of hubby’s friends at VOOO to celebrate the nowruz. Nowruz, or the New Day, is an Iranian celebration marking the first day of spring; occurring on the astronomical Spring Equinox. This is the first day of the Persian new year, being celebrated for over 3,000 years. The signification of […]

Body fat caliper

We women tend to care how much we weight and we tend to ignore the most important thing of all: what does that number mean. We all know two persons with the same height and weight can look very different and we usually “blame” the bone structure, but a different body fat percentage makes a […]

Women’s day

In Eastern Europe the 8th of march has a very special meaning: women’s day. It’s a day that celebrates the woman regardless if she is a mother or not. Of course we celebrate this year too. I asked hubby to make it a special day out and he said yes. Fortunately we had a lovely […]

British Pie Week

5th – 11th march is the British Pie Week! Hubby insisted we should celebrate this great holiday by eating pie every day. So today I’ve made apple pies. Enjoy! I decided to update the old post as the pie I made a few years ago didn’t look as good as the one I made this […]

Martisor

Hubby gave me a lovely martisor this year. It arrived today and I’m so happy. He got a fish from Butler & Wilson. I love their jewellery… bold, colorful and beautiful. I’ll wear it tomorrow evening when we go out. For the readers that don’t know the meaning of martisor: “Mărțișor (Romanian pronunciation: [mərtsiʃor]) is […]