Entries by Tracey Stomp

Edgar’s Blog: Happy birthday & many happy returns!

Happy birthday & many happy returns! On our birthday, we feel a heightened sense of specialness; it’s our day, and even if you aren’t over the moon about it all, it’s still nice to feel celebrated. Unfortunately, our birthdays only come once a year, and even though prolonging the celebration (like a whole weekend) is fun and […]

Edgar’s blog: Kingsday aka ”Koningsdag”

Kingsday aka (Koningsdag) Orange as an Orange, Koningsdag (King’s day in the Netherlands!) On the 27th of April all the dutch peeps celebrate the birthday of the King of the Netherlands. Kingsday (Koningsdag) or Queensday is an old tradition to celebrate the birth of the reigning king or queen. It is a public holiday so everyone gets […]

Edgar’s Blog: Halloween

The origins of Halloween Modern Halloween has become less about literal ghosts and ghouls and more about costumes and sweeties. However, Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated […]

Edgar’s blog: is Matcha a match for you

Matcha Match with Edgar Just recently loads of peeps have been asking me about Matcha. Probabaly because they have been on holiday to the US and UK where drinking matcha tea has really taken off. It is a new healthy trend. Matcha is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea from Japan. […]

Edgar’s blog: 2016 trending at this very minute

2016 trending, trending and trending at this very minute…. The Brexit. The European football championships. The 5:2 diet. Mindfulness. Self-tracking. The standing desk. Paleo meal plans, (aanpassing schijf van vijf), Snorting Chocolate. Life in 2016 means a constant stream of new apps, connected devices, eating fads, lifestyle movements, constant on line information and more. Trending, trending, […]

Edgar’s blog: Father’s Day

Father’s Day. So why do we celebrate father’s day? Father’s Day falls in a host of countries around the world on the 19th June 2016. As with most things the exact origins of Father’s Day are disputed but we can say that the movement for a dedicated day for father started about 100 years ago in the […]

Edgar’s blog: Newspaper article With Edgar

Newspaper article With Edgar by Chantal Lindsen On Saturday 4th June  Chantal Lindsen published and article about my brand With Edgar in a dutch national newspaper, the AD or Algemeen Dagblad. Due to popular request from our international followers and customers we have made an english translation. Read and Enjoy. Thanks for all of your support, Cheers Edgar […]

Edgar’s blog: rain, rain, rain, rain

Don’t mention the rain. Rain, rain, rain, rain. The last few days in northern Europe have seen their fair share of rain. When I wake up and look out of the window in the mornings one of my first thoughts is “I wonder if it is raining today?” and that somehow affects my mood. Rain […]

Edgar’s blog: International Penguin Day 2016

International Penguin Day 2016 Penguins in the southern hemisphere are facing real issues with their habitat and global warming. Let’s remember them on this International Penguin Day. It has taken a long, long time to get the attention my flightless, feathered friends deserve even though 75% of all humans claim penguins to be their favourite […]