Monday, 24 November 2014

A day in Amsterdam

I love Amsterdam, there is always something to see and there are so many inspiring shops and things. Last saturday I went to the area known as de 9 straatjes (the 9 streets) which is named after the nine side streets connecting to the main canals. This area has lots of unique shops and places to have lunch and has a charming atmosphere. I've seen so many cute and unique shops, had a delicious glass of hot chocolate, been to a large book store, saw a dead bat, and said hi to many cats!

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Drawing tips | How to draw from a photo

Drawing has been a hobby of mine for as long as I can remember. Drawing helps me take my mind of things and is a great way to relax. A little music, a set of grey pencils and the hours fly by. Some of my friends have asked me if I could teach them how to draw from a photo. The main thing is that you take your time, don't rush it, and look very close to the details, is what I tell them. Here are some more of my tips on how to draw from a photo. I'm not a professional or something, I just like to draw and this is what I learned over the years.

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Onerepublic concert

On October 28, after waiting for months, I finally saw Onerepublic live at the Kรถnig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen (Germany). The concert was so amazing! Ryan is such a good singer. Live he's just as good as on the album. He is also so energetic! He was jumping on the blocks on the podium and even on the piano. It was so much fun watching him perform. And ooooow my goodness he came to our seats and he was standing like 10 cm away from me. We were so lucky!

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Postcards & Coffee

One of the things I always like to do when I'm in a city I've never been before, is drinking coffee in a cute little cafe. Last week I've been to Leiden for the first time (about 55 km away from Amsterdam) with my dad he's girlfriend and my younger sister. We went to a cafe called 'Francobolli' which means 'stamp' in Italy.
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