Perfect Pink Pippi Jeans

Neutrals in the gallery of Chateau de Seneffe, Belgium - Bold Bliss

Lucky me! A while ago I was looking for nothing particular and all of a sudden I ran into the perfect pink jeans. I discovered it on Asos and stored it in my mind because of the fond childhood memories it stirred. Indeed it was the signature look of the cute, wide-eyed Annika in the Pippi Longstocking films I used to watch in my brave little girl days …

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In Praise of Imperfection

In praise of imperfection - Bold Bliss

I met a wall in Seville. A modest wall. It belonged to the baroque Capilla de San Jose. The chapel had a lot of elaborate and eloquent details, but the wall didn’t say much. Its only words were cracks and scars, peeling paint, blots and stains. And that was what I fell in love with …

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Where to Eat in Seville

Spaghetti vongole at Osteria L'Oca Giuliva, Seville, Spain - Bold Bliss

Seville is a city brimming with restaurants. There’s nothing like sipping a sangria and enjoying a tasty meal on a warm evening on one of Seville’s many terraces. As in my view, getting to know a city’s culture implies a plunge into the food scene as well, I made up a list of my four favourite food spots. Here’s the verdict …

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Swinging, Swirling Sixties

Short green sixties dress - Bold Bliss

Today, I’m swinging back to the Sixties under the elegant roof of the baroque Pavillon des Sept Etoiles. I was wearing a colourful A-line dress, the hemline of which gleefully seemed to reach for the roof of the pavilion, resulting in a (Sixties-appropriate) leg-revealing length …

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While the Gondoliers sleep

In action on the stairs of one of the Plaza de España's bridges - Bold Bliss

If you ever visit Seville, try this: wake up early on a bright day and walk by the Plaza de España. Admire the five hundred shades of grey of the arched bridges shrouded in darkness, discover the lazy boats sleeping in the canal, and allow evocations of a tourist-free Venice to pop up in your mind. Now watch the sun slowly lighten up the vast, empty square …

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