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William Morris said:

September 7, 2009 by mimecine

“have nothing in your houses that you do not find to be useful or believe to be beautiful” – (from The Beauty of Life, 1880) This man knew what he was talking about

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August 27, 2009 by mimecine

We have been visiting family in Provence this summer and thought you’d like to see what we brought back. Provence is nice, mostly tempoless. Food is great. Life is good etc. Bug us to make a map of places to go to, although I’ll *never* give up our secret swimming spot – it’s a bit […]

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August 23, 2009 by mimecine

I have been admiring the blog Miekewillems for a while now. It chronicles the experience of 2 good friends who have opened a store together in Antwerp. I was excited to see the other day that they had visited the store and enjoyed a Surprise ball (and documented it all with beautiful photos!) Hope we […]

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heading up north!

August 3, 2009 by mimecine

so long!

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cheap eats in stockholm

March 9, 2008 by mimecine

hi my friend asked for cheap eats in stockholm here is the list I sent her! CENTER: Sosta: for coffee and sandwich, daytime only 84 sveavagen between the center and odenplan Tel: 6121349 Vete-katten: center near hotorget cafe for lunch, swedish traditional for a shrimp sandwich and coffee / cake Kungsgatan 55 Tel: 208405 Kajsas: […]

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to eat in berlin

September 17, 2007 by mimecine

Friend in berlin now, needs a place to eat, I don’t eat meat so my resources are limited in Berlin although great stuff, our friend Kirsty who lives in Berlin now directed us to these places so I have to give her credit… Knödel, the German dumpling, DELICIOUS, nice interior too, good neighborhood Leo Bettini […]

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Strawberries and berries in Finland

August 24, 2007 by mimecine

Finnish strawberries, Finnish blueberries, you name it berries, they are all good, better than anywhere else…as is with most things in Finland, they are concentrated! Full of flavor! Eat them fresh from the market or dried, YUM! In a powdered form or in soup, better yet, they are CHEAP a whole 2 pints of red […]

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Helsinki is great, part 1

August 18, 2007 by mimecine

Helsinki dispatch 1….people are wonderful, city is beautiful, so much to see and do, so much condensed in a small area! we are really enjoying it, walking everywhere which makes a big difference, so come here in the spring or summer months, you want to walk around. GREAT food, again and again, not only expensive […]

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Toou moochi lakritsi, ai ai!

August 15, 2007 by mimecine

I have had so many types of licorice today that I really feel suuper-duuper-sikk. Been in Helsinki for two fabulous days now going to great stores and watching finns having a great late summer days. Did you know that finnish is completely uncomprehensible, but really beutiful as a language? Whenever they speak to me, I […]

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Museums in Stockholm

July 15, 2007 by mimecine

My top 3… Thielska Galleriet, on Djurgården http://www.thielska-galleriet.se/ Biological Museum, on Djurgården, amazing dioramas http://www.biologiskamuseet.com/ Modern Museum on Skeppsholmen, good cafe there too http://www.modernamuseet.se/index.asp?bhcp=1

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