Part two of my experiment is not really working for me either

Since 15th of October I’ve been on part two of my experiment, the Low Carb High Fat diet. First let me say that the food is very tasty and that I haven’t had any problems about staying on a strict diet – well maybe except for having a night cap now and then. For the […]

Day 15 of the experiment

Today, in the morning of my 15th day on Alma Nissen’s drinking cure, I stepped on the scale and found that I’d lost another 2 kilos, so now I’m 5 kilos lighter all in all. Before I started this experiment, I told you that my health was good and I still think that’s true, but […]

What to expect from Dutch supermarkets

Okay, I’ve cheated, I admit it. I barely ever cook a sauce from scratch, but almost always use organic bouillon. I’ve used frozen and even canned lobster soup as a basis for a fish sauce, and I’ve more than once bought frozen pizza and only covered it up with my own fillings, but shopping for […]

Don’t do it

Todays assignment: Marathon It was Plutarch, who in the first Century AD told us the story about the runner, who after the battle on Marathon (the Greek word for fennel) between the Greeks and the Persian Empire 490 BC was send from the battle field to Athens about 40 km away, and who died of […]

Nuclear power, Michael Jackson and Sail Amsterdam

Today’s assignment: Describe the largest crowd you’ve ever been part of Large crowds are not my favorite, especially if the space gets tight. I’m not claustrophobic or anything, but I prefer to keep a distance. As I mentioned earlier, I was born and raised in a very small city with a population of 2500 good […]

A fly on the wall

Today’s assignment: If you’ve ever said: I wish I could be a fly on the wall for that conversation, write about what you might have seen or heard. Summer is here! It’s far too hot to stay in the city, so I am at my sister’s house in the country side. Here there are daybeds […]