Yesterday's sushi plans changed. I'm the only one in this home who eats sushi so we were going to buy my favourite pieces and hubby was going to cook for the others. But instead he took us to Melkerij, a restaurant in the Nightingale Park, where we enjoyed mussels in a garlic white wine sauce and drank white wine. It's one of my favourite dishes; they serve it in a large black enamel pot with celery and onion too, with
The mailman delivered on my birthday, two books. One is called The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz, who has a fabulous website (oh how well my friend Sigrun in London knows me!). The other is a brand new book, Iceland Landscapes, by nature photographer Daniel Bergmann. Daniel is a friend of ours and the book was a gift for hubby and me and just happened to arrive on my birthday. It's breathtaking; it'll help me to stay connected with my roots in Iceland.
I'm off to the kitchen to cut a delicious pineapple for the children and me. The sun will appear on the balcony in a few minutes. Enjoy your day!
Charly Erwin for Art&Décoration