Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hair Inspiration





Summer always makes me want to have a lighter hair colour. And yes, I feel like walking behind the facts for months now – but I haven’t really seen a nice example of the ombre hype on Asian hair so far. Obviously untill I stumbled upon Stop It Right Now, her hair colour is pretty much the same as mine and I love her hair! So when I go back to the Netherlands next month I will definitely give this ombre thing a shot!

With love,
-Janet

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Oh, oh Den Haag – Mooie Stad Achter de Duinen…

This morning I went to the 7 o’clock Crossfit class at Butcher’s Lab, so I can chill and enjoy the sun after work later today. When I was just about to leave again, I found this beauty standing with all its charm next to my bike. I sadly wished I had a criminal master-mind somewhere hiding inside of me and just bring this bike with me, but no – more than making a picture I didn’t do…

But how amazing is this Den Haag bike! I really wonder how it ended up here in Copenhagen and I kinda really really really want to have it!

With love,
-Janet

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What To Do in Copenhagen Summer 2012

Copenhagen is a lovely, but extremely expensive city – it seems that there’s a whole lot more of month than salary down here 😉 But one of the advantages to one of the highest tax rates world-wide, is that this city also has a lot of FREE activities to offer like Distortion. Here are some of the things that I’m planning to do this summer!

Islands Brygge Havnebad


This is actually nothing more than a fenced part of the harbour, but there are great facilities! A 5 meter high jumping board, showers, lifeguards and a lot of youngsters and families. The water is cold as f*, but hey – it’s for free. So who am I to complain about temperature! It is open til around 19.00 every day!

Copenhagen Friday Night Skate

Every other week there is an approximately 10km route through Copenhagen for skaters, organized by Friday Night Skate. I somehow have missed every skate night so far, but by the end of the summer I have definitely tried this!

Stella Polaris – 5 August

Stella Polaris is a music festival that is practically in my backyard (not really, but it is at Østre Anlæg) and it has the most chilled vibe ever. It is actually a festival that travels all through Denmark and Copenhagen is the last city it visits. It is sponsored by my favorite drink Somersby!

Sommerbio – Several dates

Zulu’s Sommerbio is something to look forward too! They show several movies in different parks in Copenhagen (Fælleparken, Charlottenlund Strandpark and Ofelia beach) and 50/50 is the movie I’m looking forward most too, this one will be shown at Charlottenlund Strandpark (9th of August, 21.30).

Strøm CPH – 20 – 26 August

Strøm used to be a free festival, but this year you have to pay 20 DKK (2.60 EUR) – so yes that I kinda can afford 😉 it is a one-week electronic music festival, with a lot of new talent. Last year ghostpoet was a real pleasure to see/hear. They have gigs outside at Enghave plads, but also parties at venues such as Vega and . Last year I saw a lot of kids running around at the festival area too, I think in general Denmark is rather open-minded for kids going to such events (whereas, back in the Netherlands people would give the parents a judgemental evil-eye quite fast..).

So I hope you will have an amazing summer too! I might go to the Asian Street Party at Pumpehuset this Saturday – no, not to feel patriotic but with a gentle hope that there will be free food 😎

With love,
-Janet

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New In: Mac Brush 134

An extra large paddle-shaped brush featuring a fluffed, rounded tip. Of soft natural fibre, this brush is specially designed to provide flawless application of powder to face or body.

I literally waited for MONTHS for this brush, but it was sold out every time! This is Mac’s largest face brush (and yes, size matters!) and it is insanely soft and applies face-powders as if you are using clouds to help you with your make-up!

Mac brushes are for sale at Magasin and brush 134 costs 450 DKK (an expensive purchase, yes I know, but let’s see it as an investment – what’s the use of buying high-end make-up when you are going to apply it with your fingers, we’re not cavemen..).

With love,
-Janet

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