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Grief didn’t swallow me

Even when you expect it in some way, having to say goodbye always comes as a shock. Suddenly any later, any plans or dreams get canceled and although I couldn't imagine a life without any of them, the world kept turning. The snow would fall...

Wednesday Wanderings (17)

Under a blue sky, the water levels are rising everywhere around us. Snow and ice from a long and cold winter melts into creeks and rivers, all the way back to the lakes. We keep a close watch on the lake as ducks can now swim...

Wednesday Wanderings (11)

Last week was a bit of a quiet week without much wandering around in the woods. Instead, I did everything to not get sick like Joeri (at least one person has to keep things going, right? ;-) ) and we had to keep our heads...

Wednesday Wanderings (09)

When we drive from our little village in the woods to Stockholm, it's like entering another world. Perhaps, in a way, a world that we know. A place of energy and color but also noise and impatience. When we traveled through Sweden before moving here, we...

The stories are in the scratches

It's almost midnight and I am staring at my glowing screen, being painfully aware of a headache that has been following my every move the whole day. Normally I wouldn't be in Sweden right now but visiting my home country Belgium for a week to celebrate...

Wednesday Wanderings

I am a bit late but never too late to wish you a very happy new year with lots of adventures, friendship, love and a good health. The past week we've been hiking on both old and new roads while it felt like we were living...

A weekend off in a charming cottage in Orsa (Dalarna/Sweden)

The brisk autumn wind made the trees dance and pulled at the yellow leafs like a mean child that would pull you hair if she doesn't get what she wants. What would autumn want? Chasing away the carefree songs of summer? The endless days? We decided...

Traveling to Alpbach in Austria

After a rather short visit to our home country Belgium and wandering the streets of Antwerp, we packed our bags again an drove through Germany to Austria. For our rescue dog Oona it was her first big road trip since we adopted her a few...