A side order of French fries in an Antwerp restaurant was priced at €14 last week. I don’t know how much a pint of milk costs, but I do know that the price of Prada loafers has gone up by over €60 since February. We must brace for dire straits, and it’s time to look for more affordable accessories: I’m happy to report that books have just become very fashionable.Continue reading “Looking Like a Reader”
Spring Is In the Hair!
It’s the season to celebrate the Original Influencer, who famously was betrayed by one of his 12 followers back in the biblical days. It is also spring, the French elections and President Macron channeling Serge Gainsbourg so hard lately, it makes one clutch one’s pearls and brace for a reggae version of the Marseillaise being blasted from Le stereo at his victory ball (for win he must).Continue reading “Spring Is In the Hair!”
Freedom – Was It Good For You?
Someone from Central Europe asked me the other day where I’m from. “So you’re basically Russian” came the response when I explained the geographic location of my origins. It was said in jest, for sure, and I wasn’t the least bit offended, given the context (drinks).Continue reading “Freedom – Was It Good For You?”
Confused April Memo
April is the cruelest month, and this year it is also very confusing.Continue reading “Confused April Memo”
Art Is The Highest Form of Hope
The first day of Spring is here! I hope your daily dry brushing challenge and clean eating journey are on track. Mine, neither.Continue reading “Art Is The Highest Form of Hope”
Trending This Spring: Invasion-Chic
In a legendary SNL-skit Melissa McCarthy‘s Sean Spicer (Trump’s short-lived first press secretary) tries to convince the press room about a sizeable, adoring audience the president had attracted. “The men all had erections and every single one of the women was ovulating left and right“. In a freakish imitation of art, this sarcastic one-liner has become reality every time the larger than life President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky makes an appearance.Continue reading “Trending This Spring: Invasion-Chic”