What To Wear // Winter 2017

With the arrival of every new season comes my traditional browse through Pinterest looking for the hottest trends and the coolest inspiration. Today I listed 10 fashion trends for this Winter, from faux fur coats to straight leg denim.  // Corduroy I’m a big fan of everything corduroy – and who wouldn’t? It’s super soft,…

Meet Ziggy!

A couple of months ago we decided we wanted to adopt a cat. We both missed having a pet in the house and we really wanted to adopt a cat, to give one a good home. When I was growing up, there was always a dog around and although I definitely want to get a…

My Christmas Playlist

Pfft… 24 articles in a month, that’s a lot, eh? It definitely requires some serious planning and a lot of time writing, but this blog wouldn’t be called Almost Famous Writer if it wasn’t rooted in a deep love for writing. And besides snacks, I always find music to be the best motivational help when writing. …

Hello December! // Editorial

Hello everyone! Welcome to the new and improved Almost Famous Writer! While I’m writing this, I really do feel like this is the beginning of something new and fresh and exciting. Even though I’ve been writing and publishing articles on Almost Famous Writer for a few years now, only a couple of weeks ago I…

My 5 Favourite Podcasts

Every once in a while I stumble upon a new obsession. In the past, these included endless re-runs of┬áRiverdale, crocheting Christmas present all day every day, or listening to the latest Oscar & The Wolf album on repeat. My current obsession, however, is something I’ve discovered only recently and haven’t been able to let go:…

Cinema Club // October 2017

We’re already halfway through October, which means it’s time for another fall-themed Cinema Club. The last few weeks I visited the Camera Japan festival, watched a much talked about Netflix documentary and went to see one of the most beautiful films of the year. // Neko Atsume House Based on the popular smartphone game, Japanse…

The Capsule Wardrobe Revisited

With the arrival of a new season usually came a new capsule wardrobe for me. For the past couple of seasons, I really stuck to the original capsule wardrobe idea of a certain amount of pieces divided into different subsections. As super academically this may sound, it was actually very easy and also very enjoyable…

Cinema Club // September 2017

During the past couple of weeks I did something I never thought I would do: I went to see a horror movie and I actually┬áreally liked it. I also revived my love for costume dramas, travelled to outer space and laughed at British film actors pronouncing Dutch names in this month’s Cinema Club. // Valerian…

What To Wear // Autumn 2017

I used to think I was a Summer girl through and through, but with the imminent arrival of Autumn and all the beautiful things that come with it (cosy sweaters, scented candles, hot chocolates), I can’t deny this upcoming season holds a special place in my heart. Transitioning from Summer into Autumn can be a…

Hello September! // Editorial

Hello… it’s me! I was wondering if after all these weeks you’d like to read what I’ve been up to over the Summer – because, let’s be honest, the past couple of weeks (months?!) have been full of radio-silence. I feel like so much has happened, and so much is currently happening, since I’ve last…