To behave or not to behave: vintage etiquette

April 2, 2014 | Vintage lifestyle | 0 comments

Hi, how are you doing?
Fine…and you?
Sounds familiar? How many of your conversations started like this while using whatsapp, sms or messenger? Or should I say, how many conversations did not start like this? Probably a lot less. It’s a typical example of (social) etiquette these days. Another example is holding doors (no matter what gender). And these days it’s also important not to tinder around while you’re having a dinner date…
Ofcourse etiquette is not born yesterday. It’s something that has always been around and evolved through the years. Whether you obey the rules or not, or agree with them or not: it’s all about your behaviour towards other people. So one way or another you may be judged for your (lack of) manners.
Back in the days, the principle of social behaviour was even more important. However the rules were  obviously quite different. I have already showed you some interesting and somewhat …

Guidelines from Venus to Mars

August 11, 2012 | A laugh a day | 0 comments

I don’t know many men are reading this blog. If you are one of those men: you are the chosen one.  Pay attention and spread the word. If you are a woman and you know someone who can use some help in the how-to-treat-a-woman department. Let him read this.
It occurred to me that there are so few real men out there these days. Are they still alive? Are they hiding? Are they being imprisoned? What’s going on?
Apparently women are from Venus and men are from Mars, right? So here is Venus providing some guidelines to enlighten Mars.


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