Toast to clichés in a dark past

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Black hour glass, our glass. Toast to clichés in a dark past

YES, I did eat that. But that’s not really the point, now is it? If it’s not a glass of wine, I sometimes get caught with a cone of ice cream in my hand. Hardly the case though, since I’ve been watching my nutrition and health for a while now. But hey, I’m Greek and I know good food when I see it, so I can’t deny myself everything! I’ve learned that you should give in to some cravings every once in a while because you can’t last any (healthy) diet otherwise. And no, that’s not a cliché, it’s the truth. Well anyway, while you’re reading this, I’m probably still at work… where I seem to be each and every day! Don’t get me wrong, I love the airport but a fulltime jobs with quite the irregular schedule is tough! Managing my blog on the side is even tougher. So bare with me, I promise you, it’ll all be worth it.

Talk to you soon, xo

Ph by Birgit Vrydag

Boom Clap

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Boom Clap! The sound of my heart. The beat goes on and on and on and on and…

Finished the book, saw the movie. The Fault in Our Stars is/was/will always be exquisite. It makes you realize how good of a life most of us have. I honestly want to go back to the movies and see it over and over again! I must say – and readers of the book will probably agree – that the book is better than the movie. Not only because the movie has a few different aspects but mostly because some scenes aren’t in the same order. That actually bothered me sometimes because I knew the book so well and it messed up the timeline. Also, some important aspects in the book – like the actual name of Augustus‘ book (The Prince of Dawn), the whole swing set ad, Hazel watching ANTM with her parents, Augustus having a fight with his parents before Amsterdam - were hardly mentioned in the movie. I guess I just missed Hazel thoughts on every little detail the most.

But hey… in the end, all that matters was the feeling I got. And it was very close to how I felt about the book. Plus, the movie has an amazing soundtrack! Sometimes, I even listened to it while reading. My favourite tracks are without a doubt Charli XCX’s Boom Clap and Jake Bugg’s Simple As This.

Have you read the book or seen the movie? YOU SHOULD!

Same couleur, Different year

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HELLO JULY! Wow, does time fly. Another month has begun and so, Couleur Café 2014 has come to and end. It was a rainy weekend with quite a few good artists but the lineup has been better other years. Despite the horrible weather on Saturday, we had lots of fun. But I got to admit: Sunday was D-day! The sun was out, the drinks were cold, the music was très Couleur Café and my friends were there to have fun with me! I realized how much I love this festival again <3

On to the next one… and enjoy the summer!