Because I tend to be quite extroverted in the company of others, people are often surprised that I like to be alone. In fact I desperately need to be alone, to recharge and recover, and I love it. I’m not necessarily very good at it, though, as I shed all tr..
I haven’t had enough time to write the follow-up to my Summer 2017 non-fiction list, which doesn’t bode well for actually reading the books themselves. But I thought that even if I spend the whole summer working and and only gazing wistfully at my books, my ..
I like very few things more than making lists and buying books, so instead of one summer reading list, I’m going to have three. We’ll kick things off with non-fiction, mostly because I think fiction is getting a little arrogant, always coming first. And also..
This post has been in the making for months, if not years, but I’ve always felt that „oh, I still need to try this“ or „cannot really do it before I’ve used that“. Obviously, that’s not a very smart way to approach the topic, as I’ll never be able to test ev..
Talking about acids in the skincare context sounds scary, but they are among the most useful ingredients out there. Acids are generally good f..
I’m not a reader who by nature gravitates towards dark, difficult books. Every time I pick up something that I suspect is going to show me things that I’d rather pretend don’t exist, I do it with reluctance (the other thing I hate as much as the feeling of p..
It feels a bit strange writing this, as I’m not entirely sure spring has properly arrived in Brussels and Tallinn, while in Senegal – where I am now – things are obviously way past what I’d usually call spring. Still, the blog is a monster that needs to be f..
This is the second part of my Korean skincare overview – including only the latest purchases, mind you. If you’re interested in an introduction, go and read part 1: I don’t really have any new ideas. This bit covers serums and masks and a bubble peel pad for..
When I did my first post on Korean skincare almost two years ago, the products seemed so exotic and the beauty rituals of Korean women mystical and incomprehensible. 10 steps! Snails! Sleeping packs! How far we’ve come, the barbarians of the West. Sheet mask..
Some of you know that I started a new job last week, joining the Estonian EU Presidency team for 10 months. I’m very excited: the work is going to be interesting and we’ll be doing great things. Less maturely, a new job also seems like a perfect excuse to bu..