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All natural plant dye fabric and other pink things!

Well Spring has arrived (mostly) and we’ve just had a relaxing and fun week here.  Brussels is full of the most beautiful pink blossom trees and the weather was unbelievably warm for a few days.  I managed to make a good start on my container garden which I have no experience in but am very excited about nonetheless!  As my own mission to live a more environmentally friendly and chemical-free life continues I constantly find new ideas for how I can do things better.  So the idea of growing a few salad goodies and some herbs has big appeal… below is my tip for instant garden gratification 😉 Continue reading All natural plant dye fabric and other pink things!

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Days like these…

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Last Sunday I got to go for a little jaunt in the city by myself and it was so wonderful.  Nothing amazing happened, nothing even very out of the ordinary but this time there was something in the air.  The sun was shining hard for the first time ages and it felt like a weight was lifting.  The chilly city air was thinner and lighter.  I wandered down around the Marolles area near Brussels center where the cool indy shops, African art galleries and the antique (and often junk) market of Place Jeu de Balle are. Continue reading Days like these…