essence quattro eyeshadows

I’ve only recently discovered how great eye shadow palettes are. Light packing is not one of my strengths. Be it clothes or make up, I tend to take my whole stack for a weekend at my boyfriend’s. It gets even…

London, UK

A year ago today: The view from the Shard

When I first visited London with my dad in 2005, the London Eye was the one attraction which stood out the most. Having a view over London from 135m above the ground was mesmerizing. It was my absolute favourite thing…

A year ago today: The Newton Faulkner Experience 2.0

As I already explained here, I have a little bit of an obsession with Newton Faulkner. Although personally, I wouldn’t call it a proper obsession. It rather is an utter admiration for the person and his music, for his lyrics…

The Newton Faulkner Experience

My love for Newton Faulkner got its first tiny sparkle back in 2007. I was living in Brisbane at the time and every Saturday morning, I’d watch a music show whose name I forgot. Anyway, his song “Dream catch me”…

KIKO Automatic Precision Eyeliner & Kôhl

I’ve known Kiko for quite a while now. One of my friends introduced me to it a good few years back but I never really got into it. I have tried their Full Coverage Concealer (7,90€ / GBP 7.90 )…

London, UK

A year ago today: Notting Hill Carnival

Speaking of beautiful days in London and feeling at peace with myself… let’s talk about Notting Hill Carnival. Whenever music and dancing is involved, I seem to be automatically happy. I used to be a dancer for almost 20 years…

London, UK

A year ago today: Holi Festival of Colours

I had just moved into a new houseshare the day before. Little did I know that the 6 month contract which I signed out of the blue, without knowing what I was going to do after October 31st, would be…

My favourite brekkie at the moment

I have never been a big fan of breakfast. I’m the one who gets hungry about two hours after waking up. I remember when we used to go on family holidays, my mum would wake up and starve. She’d be…

London, UK

A year ago today: Arriving in London

A year ago today, I moved to London.   Not permanently, of course, I am back in boring Germany now. But I went on an adventure to live in the Big Smoke of Europe for, at the time, an unknown…