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tip of the hat

By Marlene | Published: 22. September 2016
spruced-maryamkeyhani-hats-1 I wore a hat for my date with Maryam. I usually only wear hats for practical reasons like protection against heat or cold. There was no reason for a hat on that particular day, except that I hoped it would delight Maryam. (more…)

stilvoll

By Marlene | Published: 9. September 2016
spruced-stilvoll My book comes out today. When I was about halfway done, but had one of those days when I felt at my wit’s end, the editor from the publishing house called. „We’re printing the cover in three different colours. Also, we’re trying to embroider the title on each book. If we can get it to work, it’s going to be amazing.“ Looking at the book – my [...]

fashion’s night out giveaway

By Marlene | Published: 31. August 2016
Spruced-Giveaway-VoguesFashionNightOut-SonyTablet I forgot to mention one other thing in my previous post that I’ve learnt to excel at as a mother: Online shopping. It has the advantage that 1) online shops are never closed, 2) you can’t lose your kid in an online shop and therefore won’t have to crawl around the store, trying to make out a pair of size 23 trainers running away from you between clothes [...]