Author Archives: Mai

What is the connection between the cow and racoon?

Well, to start with they are both rather monochromatic. Also they are both available in my newly opened Etsy shop. I am such a newbie to all this that it is both extremely exciting and so totally terrifying that I … Continue reading

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About everything!

There is this fantastic scene in Luc Besson’s Le Grand Bleu/The Big Blue from 1988. Enzo an Jacques talk while Enzo plays the piano: E: What exactly do you want to know? J: Everything! E: About what? J: About everything! … Continue reading

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What happens on holidays? – part 2

To understand restorative power of holidays I have decided to analyze my activities undertaken during that period. I was enjoying the peace and quiet: *Notice the retro chair wired to the boat :). Delighting in the nature at it’s most … Continue reading

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What happens on holidays?

Annual holidays left me with some sort of nostalgia which is making me feel incredibly relaxed in a happy/sad sort of way but also forces me to ask why on earth I am not living my everyday life the way … Continue reading

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Dandelions and lace

I am fascinated by lace and all the lace making techniques and if I had all the time in universe I would love to learn them all. It is fantastic that even though it was virtually impossible for me to … Continue reading

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Spot of bother

I was in the middle of Skype conversation this afternoon when something crashed against my balcony door.  A lot of commotion followed and I saw a frantic fledgling blackbird attempting to fly through the glass door. The parents were trying … Continue reading

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Easter eggs and flowers

Spring is keeping us waiting this year and I simply can’t wait any longer for everything to grow and bloom. Which rather shows in the crochet Easter decorations I have made.There is hope though that we will not be left … Continue reading

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A laptop cover out of old jeans

I simply love classic denim with its multitudes of shades of blue. That’s why when the life of a pair of jeans comes to an end I never throw them away but stash away for later when the inspiration hits … Continue reading

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Thank you Umberto Eco

The story goes that I have started reading at the age of 4 and never stopped since. It was like visiting this amazing forest of literature with fascination and absolutely no background knowledge. School curriculum never really extended to the … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas

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