Books as a dying species

Are they? Are books really a dying species? And what exactly is this question's intended meaning? Does it aim at the battle between ‘conventional’ books and eBooks? Or does it refer to the claim that people read less and less these days? Since we are technically reading more than ever through social media platforms and... Continue Reading →


This is me

Today I want to tell you a little bit about myself, so we can get to know each other better. Some of my writing is quite opinionated, and yet I rarely share personal details. And maybe, just maybe, knowing more about me will help you understand me better. Still, I am not planning on divulging... Continue Reading →


There are ways to be happy: Improve your reality or lower your expectations. This saying sounds infinitely wise and offers the ultimate solution, right? WRONG! Why on earth shouldn't you have any expectations at all? (I know, it's not exactly what it says, but bear with me!) There is another stupid saying claiming that by... Continue Reading →

A serendipitous day

Description. That is the current topic in one of my English classes at University. We are supposed to broaden our vocabulary even more and use only the most exquisite and explicit adjectives in our descriptive writing. And while we're at it, we should also make use of all those grammatical structures we were taught before.... Continue Reading →

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying (up) is THE decluttering guide by professional organiser Marie Kondo. Though rather quirky in some ways, this little book contains a myriad of helpful tips. It is an amazing guide to start decluttering your life and letting go of possessions you no longer use, wear or love. I intend to... Continue Reading →

Challenge yourself!

In my last article I talked about why I decided to start a new blog and today I want to continue this conersation - kind of. When I announced that I was back from my hiatus and might even start a second blog on my initial blog ladysmartypants, I used a quote that has been... Continue Reading →


Why? This is both the most basic and the most essential question we tend to ask - ourselves as well as others. And finding a satisfactory answer isn't always a piece of cake. And why am I talking about such a philosophical thing right now and right here? Well, because this blog is a result... Continue Reading →

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