Visiting Hội An, Vietnam

I recently visited Vietnam. I stayed with my family in a small town called Hoi An. This slideshow is of the images I took during walks in the town.

Let’s all Copy Nature as Much as Possible

Bio-Mimicry is the solution to most of our problems we face today. We have all the data, all the research has been done and we know where to look. Vox Media released this video to showcase where we are and what has been achieved using nature as the reference. Did you know the lens of …

Coffee supply and habits

Today I stayed at home. I woke up, did my 20 push-ups and meditated for 20 minutes while sitting on the kitchen floor. I like it there, it's cozy and the space in the apartment I feel totally relaxed in, especially in the early morning. I also worked on writing the story for Fstoppers.com. It's …

Paying via Mobile Phone will be Great for Paris

Now I've been living in Paris since January this year, and I have learned a couple of things about the culture, the quality of life and the slow way France accepts something new as good or useful. It's what you can expect from a first world metropolitan city. If you are living a comfortable life, why …

There’s a New Bike in Town

The Velib bike rental service has been in Paris for a couple of years now. But, it's not the only one anymore. There's a private company called Gobee Bike. It's a little easier to use from the get-go and you don't need to register or have 150 Euro locked on your account as security. The …

How to get clients

A portfolio isn’t going to get you the work. Going out and knocking on doors is the only way to introduce your work to people who don’t know you yet. This video by The Futur discusses how to get new clients for an introvert. It’s insightful, practical and watching it got me face-palming myself for …

Numbers in French

So I went for a month of French lessons in August, and I definitely understand how the language is put together and what the rules are, but I will surely have to get my grips on the numbers. I understand that when I speak in Afrikaans, my home language, and English, we swap around the …