Hi there, thank you for visiting my tiny corner of the world wide web. For the time being I have to place my priorities somewhere else, so there will be no regular updates. Hopefully we will meet again in a near future.

Love, Hester

lemon loaf

This recipe is not so much about the fact that I have been trying out cake recipes for weeks, starting with a classic cake without any baking powder from my first cookbook, finding that it was to dry, resulting in adding that baking powder and a syrup to make it lighter and moister. Or about the countless lemons in my fridge that needed a better destination than the trash can. Or about the beautiful flowering thyme on my balcony. No, none of that. This recipe is really about the best looking and tasting strawberries I have ever encountered. They were the first of the year, and I think I have fallen in love a little. So I couldn’t find it in my heart to just eat these berries without doing something…


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morning tea #3

Our monthly catch up is a little overdue for the silly reason that I didn’t have a photo of a cup of tea. I was very much aware of this for a month and still didn’t manage to make one. What I did do was collect a ridiculous amount of photos of coffee cups on Pinterest and wondered why I didn’t name this slice of my blog coffee date instead of morning tea. But that was a no-brainer really: I don’t drink coffee. On the other hand, coffee looks so much prettier than tea. But enough about that, I sucked it up and took a photo of a cup of tea, so here we go. the sweet The past  two months I have been introduced to feminist theology. Something I never expected to happen, since I am a…


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torun, september 2018

When we had first decided on Poland as our destination for the month of September, in the course of only one week three of our friends asked us excitedly if we were going to Torun. Well, actually, we weren’t. Simply, because we hadn’t heard of this place. And we are not the kind of people to read our guidebooks cover to cover. But with this many recommendations for one small town, we had to look into it. And soon I found a way to fit this charming town in our not so tight packed itinerary. At first, I was a bit apprehensive. At the moment I’m gravitating more and more away from city life and towards spending time outdoors instead. I live in a city and I’ve had my fair share of…


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