The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)

One of the beautiful things about blogging is that you meet awesome people who are interested in similar topics as you are. Because of my recent interest in sewing I got to know Tierney and her quilts stories. Tierney nominated me to the Liebster award - and here I am, answering her call! Answer the … Continue reading The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)

What happens when bees go extinct: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde (book review)

Earlier this year, during a small talk at the office (yes, it was a long time ago), I first heard of "The History of Bees". The enthusiasm of my colleague had already convinced me to read the book, and I prioritized it after finding out that it tackles climate change issues. Fiction + climate change = a book I definitely want to read as soon as possible!

Freediving, renegade science and what the ocean tells us about ourselves: Deep by James Nestor (book review)

The holiday to Aotearoa New Zealand at the beginning of 2020 was eye-opening in terms of appreciating the wonders of Mother Nature. One experience in particular was breathtaking - a brief encounter with a sperm whale in Kaikoura. My subsequent enthusiastic research about sperm whales led me to James Nestor, his website mrjamesnestor and his book "Deep".

The story of a Sherlock girl growing up: The Little Friend by Donna Tartt (book review)

After being mesmerized by "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt and rather captivated by "The Goldfinch" by the same author, I had to read also the third book written by Tartt - "The Little Friend". Given the previous two experiences, I had high hopes towards this book ... as dear Shakespeare said "Expectation is the root of all heartache".