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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

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A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake
11 months ago

A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake

By  •  travel, grenoble, live

As I was preparing the pictures for this post yesterday, I wasn’t sure whether to make a simple post with pretty pictures to show the beautiful valley we live in. …
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The weekly sum of things / 1 feb 2016
2 years ago

The weekly sum of things / 1 feb 2016

By  •  live, weekly

I’ve decided to wrap up every week with a short, and sometimes a slightly longer post on the blog. Just to highlight a few things that I’ve done the previous …
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Lac de Melu and handling my bodyweight on a mountain
2 years ago

Lac de Melu and handling my bodyweight on a mountain

By  •  travel, exercise

A few weeks ago we cruised around Corsica. It was our first time visiting the island and we loved it! As we were there just before the season started, everything …
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Donor registration and migration
2 years ago

Donor registration and migration

By  •  live, migration

Time for some migration issues again. A long – long – time ago I decided to register myself as an organ donor. I think I did so right after I …
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May in the garden – to new beginnings
2 years ago

May in the garden – to new beginnings

Another month passed by in a whim and the next one has just started. 1 May did not only introduce a new month to us, it also officially marked the …
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Winter #onthemountain
3 years ago

Winter #onthemountain

By  •  live

Like in many other parts of this world, it’s winter here on our mountain in France. And owh boy, what a great winter it is. It’s still not cold or …
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Losing weight this year? Let’s not start with a diet or exercise!
3 years ago

Losing weight this year? Let’s not start with a diet or exercise!

By  •  eat, live

If you are aiming for (a big) weight loss this year (like I did for many years), let me give you my sincere piece of advise. Don’t just jump into …
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DIY chocolate bar filled with seeds, nuts and grains
3 years ago

DIY chocolate bar filled with seeds, nuts and grains

By  •  eat, live

I have a new addiction. It’s only one week old, but I have the feeling it will stay with me for a long while. It’s chocolate making. Recently I ordered …
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New habits, replacing television by coursera
3 years ago

New habits, replacing television by coursera

By  •  live

For a while now I’ve been really annoyed by what is on offer on regular television. Maybe I should be less explicit, maybe I’m not annoyed by it, but I …
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My rebellious teen years
3 years ago

My rebellious teen years

By  •  live

It’s time for some heavier stuff again. I’m not sure how to name this blogpost. It’s about global politics, war, migration, nationality & democracy, in a heavy sauce of personal …
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