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good reads

By Marlene | Published: 17. December 2016
spruced-goodreads-test1 It’s the last shopping weekend before Christmas and if you’re anything like me that means you’re currently in a state of mild full-blown panic about all the presents you still need to get. Before I go out and brave the crowds, here are six books that would make great gifts. And if you're not giving them away, give them to yourself. As a treat for all [...]

my copenhagen | cecilie

By Marlene | Published: 12. November 2015
Spruced-Cityguide-Copenhagen-CecilieThorsmark1 It might be my genes, but visiting Copenhagen makes me feel like I’m going home, even though I’ve never lived there. I met Cecilie on one of my last trips when we worked together on a story I wrote. Once we got chatting, I knew that I wanted to ask her for her personal city guide to Copenhagen. She works as the head of PR for the Danish Fashion Institute [...]

my london | franzi

By Marlene | Published: 24. April 2015
Spruced-CityguideLondon-FranziskaSteinle After writing about some of my favourite spots in Berlin, I wanted to ask my friends to share their love for the cities they live in. London just had to be first because... I love it already. I went to university there, met James there, basically became an adult there (well, sort of). But all of that was roughly 150 years ago, so every time I go back now, [...]

hemsley + hemsley’s acai bowl

By Marlene | Published: 1. April 2015
Spruced-HemsleyHemsley-AcaiBowl After I told you about the delicious recipes from Hemsley + Hemsley, I wanted to share my favourite for breakfast. The acai bowl is so refreshing and yummy, it might even turn me into a morning person. Plus, it takes about two and a half seconds to make. Ingredients for two portions | 2 tbsp freeze-dried acai berry powder | 1/2 frozen banana | 1 small [...]