Category Archives: PERSONAL

HÓLA, QUÉ TAL? | THE TROUBLES OF A SELF-PROCLAIMED SPANISH STUDENT

It’s not for nothing that one of Gran Canaria’s most famous beaches is called ‘The Englishman’s Beach’. (I’m talking Playa del Inglés here). The south of GC — as I have been starting to call it for short — is crowded with English and English-speaking people. However, the area is largely touristic, so the amount of English read more »

MERELY MEREL IS GOING PERSONAL

It’s been over six months since I wrote my last post, which was a goodbye one. Or actually, it was a notification of my move to another blog. Another blog that isn’t updated as regularly as I intended to either, but that’s another story for another time. Today’s story is about this blog, that I kept online all read more »

MOVED TO >> CHAINTWENTY.COM

I’m so sorry for the lack of updates over here, but those of you following along on Instagram might already know that behind the scenes, I’ve been working hard to follow my dreams! And now it’s finally here, so let me introduce you to *tatataaammm* www.chaintwenty.com — my new blog + (soon to be) webshop! The idea read more »

MONDAY MOODBOARD | BEHIND THE SCENES UPDATE

Oh guys, I’m so excited! I’ve got nothing concrete to show you, but I’m just here to tell you that behind the scenes, I’ve finally decided to officially open a handmade knitwear webshop! In the previous Monday Moodboard I wrote about my Summer holiday plans, which included work on my knitwear shop, but as soon as Summer holidays read more »

MONDAY MOODBOARD | 5 THINGS I WANNA DO DURING SUMMER HOLIDAYS

Every year, around this time, I find myself in that state of mind where you cannot really comprehend the fact that Summer holidays are around the corner, and where you cannot imagine what life will be like having NO DEADLINES whatsoever, and where you certainly cannot imagine yourself longing for studying in September again. Well, that time of read more »

MONDAY MOODBOARD

Wowsj, I haven’t posted for a whopping two weeks, but please don’t be mad, ‘cause I’m kiiiiinda on top of my game when it comes to the rest of my life =D. Here are five random things that keep my busy! I’ve changed the way I work on tasks — with the help of my beloved Productivity Planner read more »

MONDAY MOODBOARD

I’ve been thinking about a way to regularly share some kind of personal update, reflecting the things I’ve been up to as well as the thoughts on my mind, while being inspiring all at the same time. And well, I think the answer is easy enough: moodboards. A moodboard is more than simply copy-pasting the pins from my read more »

A PERSONAL NOTE ON HOW MY STUDIES ARE GOING

As has been the case since forever, my studies are the reason for not updating the blog as much as I want to. Now I don’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing, but I do feel like I need to keep you guys a little informed about that as well. Also because I’ve got some read more »

BYE MOMMY

I’ll miss you like crazy.

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS (COMPARED TO LAST YEAR’S)

The fun thing of blogging is that you keep track of all your activities, ideas, and thoughts over the years, and it’s so much fun to read about your own life a year ago. Last year, I put up some New Year’s resolutions and today, I’m going to assess them and share my 2016 ones! read more »