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UPDATED: Worth The Risk: Part 28 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, fellow romantics! How’s 2022 treating you so far? I’m trying to get my groove back in a somewhat chaotic time in my life. I’m happy, but things aren’t running as smoothly as I like them to be. πŸ˜‰ Unfortunately, it also looks like we will have to say goodbye to our beloved Gertrude (cat) […]


Worth The Risk: Part 27 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, friends! In case we haven’t ‘talked’ yet this year: HAPPY NEW YEAR! Those words used to come with a lot more promise in the past, it seems. For now, 2022 seems to bring us many of the challenges we faced in 2020 and 2021. Still, I hope we all will find a way to […]


Part 2 of the 2021 Holiday Special with Hannah & Milly

Hello, fellow romantics, To everyone in the Southern Hemisphere: HAPPY NEW YEAR! To everyone who is in the Northern Hemisphere with me: Have a wonderful end of year and a very HAPPY NEW YEAR (very soon)! I’ll be honest: I’m not sure what to hope for in this new year. It looks like we’re in […]


2021 Holiday Special with Hannah & Milly

Hello, fellow romantics, The holidays snuck up on me this year. 2021 felt like both a rollercoaster and a (very) slow train to me. I keep asking myself if this or that really happened in 2021 because it feels like 5 years have passed for me rather than 1. The holidays are here now, though, […]


Worth The Risk: Part 26 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, friends! How are you feeling this week? What are your plans for the end of the year? I hope you can spend some time with your (chosen) family in a safe way. I plan to! I’m on schedule to release the next episode in a few days. Until then, I have this teaser for […]


UPDATED: Worth The Risk: Part 25 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, fellow romantics! I am slowly but surely getting back to work after some intense weeks in my personal life. I much appreciate your patience, kind words and support! Here’s your first teaser of the upcoming episode… <3 Sigrid Update: Added a bit more excerpt! “She loves me,” Raven thought as she looked up in […]


Worth The Risk: Part 24 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, friends! How are you this week? I have so much going on in my life right now it is hard to describe. But I feel more alive than I have in a long time. As always, I am grateful I get to share my work with you thanks to the support of listeners around […]

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Halloween Extra Scene (Connection Concealed)

Hello, fellow romantic! Happy Halloween! πŸŽƒ I get to share a written, extra scene with you today. I was able to work on it thanks to the recurring support of listeners around the world. If you’d like to help decide what extra scene I will write next, check out my support page! πŸ˜‰ Much love, […]


UPDATED: Worth The Risk: Part 23 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, romantics! How are you enjoying this time of year? I can’t believe it’s almost Halloween… I’m working on an extra as promised. πŸ˜‰ In the meantime, I want to share this teaser of the next episode. <3 Sigrid UPDATE: Added some more excerpt πŸ™‚ Raven sat up in bed immediately after waking, startled. It […]


Worth The Risk: Part 22 Teaser Excerpt

Hello friends! I’m back after an exciting vacation and working hard to get the next episode to you as soon as possible. Hope you enjoy this teaser! Sigrid Nathalie dropped her bag onto the chair and waved at Noah, their youngest developer. He had just put down a mug of coffee on his desk at […]


Worth The Risk: Part 21 Teaser Excerpt

Hello lovely people! I am still running behind a bit on work, but I am sharing all of it with you as soon as I can! Enjoy this teaser ^^ Sigrid Raven heard the birds first. She smiled and lazily rolled onto her side. Nathalie was still sleeping, her hair partly in front of her […]


UPDATED: Worth The Risk: Part 20 Teaser Excerpt

Hello fellow romantics, I’m back from some time off for my birthday and thought you wouldn’t mind a teaser excerpt in the weekend? πŸ˜‰ Love, Sigrid UPDATE 25/08: Added some excerpt! U Nathalie studied Raven’s body intently. The pathway by the water was narrow and she was walking behind Raven rather than next to her. […]


UPDATED Worth The Risk: Part 19 Teaser Excerpt

Hello fellow romantics, How are you doing this week? Hope you enjoy this excerpt. Love, Sigrid Update 11/08: Added more excerpt. Raven’s phone died just after she had hit send. She scoffed at herself, annoyed that she had forgotten to charge it. She was on a different continent, walking in a foreign city, and she […]


UPDATED Worth The Risk: Part 18 Teaser Excerpt

Hello fellow romantics, I hope you are doing and feeling well. It’s been a sad week here in Belgium with the flooding killing many. It was a stark reminder of nature’s power and the need to act urgently to slow down climate change. I am grateful I was able to work on this episode in […]


UPDATED: Worth The Risk: Part 17 Teaser Excerpt

Hello friends, How are you doing today? It’s been stormy here with lots of rain. I guess it just makes it easier to submerge myself in Raven and Nathalie’s story. πŸ˜‰ Love, Sigrid UPDATE: Added some extra excerpt! Raven stared at the tiny flowers in Nathalie’s garden. Drops of rain still glistened on the petals. […]


UPDATED TEASE: Worth The Risk: Part 16 Teaser Excerpt

Hello, fellow romantics! Spotted the link in the newsletter, huh? Hooray! By the way, I will add some more excerpt on Wednesday so don’t forget to come back. UPDATE: Updated the post so everyone can see it and added some extra excerpt! ANOTHER UPDATE: Some more excerpt available! Love, Sigrid Nathalie reached for her neck. […]


Summer Surprise Extra Scene (The Taste of a Smile)

Hello, fellow romantic! It’s officially summer now! πŸ™‚ I hope you can enjoy the season this year. To the fellow romantics in the Southern hemisphere: I hope you are having a good winter. I get to share a written, extra scene with you today. I was able to work on it thanks to the recurring […]

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Valentine’s Day Extra Script Scene with El & Louise (Thank you, recurring supporters!)

Hello, fellow romantics I’m so excited because today I get to share the first extra scene that was specifically funded by you, my recurring supporters on this website and Patreon. You voted to revisit El and Louise this time! (There will soon be a poll up for the next extra scene.) Here’s my heartfelt thank […]


The Taste Of A Smile Extra Scene (After Epilogue)

Hello, How are you doing today? I just started writing the first script of the new story. I thought we could also use some extra moments with Lex and Mary, though! Ready to get dress up and join them at a party? πŸ˜‰ πŸ’œ Sigrid   β€œDamn, I really hate wearing dresses,” Mary muttered, pulling […]

Soundscape Tours


Connection Concealed Part 36: Hummingbird (+ Soundscape Tour!)

Oh no! I made a mistake while setting up the newsletter. New subscribers might have received the email twice. My apologies! Hi! I put so much of my heart and soul in this episode, I simply couldn’t wait to share it with my fellow romantics. This one is definitely an episode to listen to with […]


The Desert Soundscape Tour (Connection Concealed Part 5)

Welcome to the Desert Soundscape Script Tour! Curious to find out more about the story, the characters and how it all comes together in the soundscape of each episode? Grab your headphones and follow me, your guide, to the year 2061. Don’t worry, we’re taking the time machine. Ready? Set? Let’s go! DOWNLOAD PART 5 […]

(Soundscape Tour) The Diva Story Part 33


(Video) Behind the scenes of Part 33: The theatre

Hi there! As I was editing this morning, I decided to do a little extra today πŸ™‚ I’m taking you into the editing process and showing you one of the things I enjoy doing the most. Now, don’t share this with other podcasters. *wink wink* This is my secret ingredient to making this podcast very […]


(Audio) Part 19 Audio Commentary

Ok, this is something I’ve been wanting to try for a while now. I just re-listened to the episode I published here yesterday… and added some commentary. It’s just me talking, not performing, and it’s kinda refreshing to address y’all as if we’re just having coffee together. πŸ™‚ So, for all you re-listeners out there, […]

Fellow Romantic Podcast


Fellow Romantic Podcast (Q&A) #11: ‘Very real’

Hey fellow romantics, We’ve had a rough week and it was wonderful to sit down in my home office and answer your fun questions! Thank you for sending those in! πŸ™‚ Hope you enjoy listening to this 11th ‘very real’ (and a bit raw at times) Q&A. Love, Muriel & Sigrid PS: This is the […]


Fellow Romantic Podcast (Q&A) #10: A tandem?!

Hey, Yay, it’s Q&A time! Thank you so much for the fun questions and voicemails. It was so much fun to record this. Hope you enjoy listening to it as well! Big hugs, Muriel & Sigrid Accessibility Link


Fellow Romantic Podcast (Q&A) #9: Cat Chaos

Hello everyone, It’s Q&A time! Thank you so much for all your fun questions for this Q&A! Our weeks have been very chaotic and the recording of this Q&A was not any different. πŸ˜‰ Apologies to Sherlock & Watson: we forgot to answer a question again… It was Gertrude’s fault! A big thank you to […]


Fellow Romantic Podcast #8: Q&A with Sigrid, Muriel and turkeys

Hi, It was high time for a sitdown in the library with our makeshift studio. Our minds might not have been all that sharp in 32C, but we really enjoyed answering your questions! Hope you enjoy! Sigrid & Muriel Accessibility Link


Fellow Romantic Podcast #7: Q&A with Sigrid, Muriel and Oscar Wilde

Hello hello! You sent in some awesome questions and we had a lot of fun answering them. Hope you enjoy the 7th Fellow Romantic Podcast. Lots of πŸ’œ Sigrid & Muriel Accessibility Link


Fellow Romantics Podcast: Q&A with Muriel & Sigrid (#6 The Grumpy Edition)

Hello hello! Muriel and I set up shop in a new location for this extra podcast. Why? I’ll explain in the Q&A. πŸ˜‰ Here’s what our improvised studio looked like! Thank you so much for all of your questions and your voicemails. Hope you enjoy this Fellow Romantic Podcast #6! Sigrid PS: Will add new […]


Fellow Romantics Podcast: Q&A with Muriel & Sigrid (#5)

Hello, It’s time for the fifth Fellow Romantic Podcast! We have 3 awesome voicemails from fellow romantics and 7 questions to answer! Grab some coffee, tea, beer or wine and join Muriel and me in the pillow fort. πŸ™‚ Some of the questions in this Q&A:   “It’s been a while since you’ve had to […]


Fellow Romantic Podcast: Q&A with Muriel #4 (The late & holiday edition)

Hey everyone, After a bit of a delay (ahem), we finally found our way back into the pillow fort together! Hope you enjoy this community podcast with the 4th Q&A! Sigrid & Muriel PS: Want to leave a voicemail to say hi or ask a question? You can do that here.Β 


Fellow Romantic Podcast: Q&A with Muriel #3 (The tipsy edition)

Helllooo, Wowza, we had a lot of fun questions this time! Join us and have a glass of wine while listening! Warning: we might have had a little bit too much while we recorded. Careful with the volume: lots of loud laughter and more… Hope you enjoy this 3rd Q&A! Β I’m going to click publish […]


Fellow Romantic Podcast: Q&A with Muriel #2

Hey there! On Saturday morning, Muriel and I usually sip coffee on the couch and have a chat. This week, we moved the coffee and our discussion to the pillow fort. Inspired by your questions, Muriel and I talked about the podcast, the new story, storytelling and writing. We might have gotten a bit too […]


Fellow Romantic Podcast: Q&A with Muriel #1

Hello! Thank you so much for sending in questions on the community yesterday πŸ™‚ Muriel and I had fun answering them this morning! Hope you enjoy this behind-the-scenes chat about Connection Concealed and, of course, your questions. Want to support this podcast and the creation of Connection Concealed? Buy us a coffee! Every single contribution […]

Shitty Stuff Blog

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Why the next episode is delayed…

Hey everyone, A quick video update about why the next episode has a delay… Sorry for the unexpected delay and thank you for your patience! Love, Sigrid

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Dynamite blew up my schedule (a tiny bit)

Mostly saying ‘hi!’ but also have a small scheduling update. And testing the new sound again. What do you think? πŸ™‚

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A new sound for TLR

Hello, fellow romantics, When I started The Lesbian Romantic almost 5 years ago, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted it to sound like. Unfortunately, I didn’t have the equipment or knowledge to create that sound. In the last 5 years, I basically bootstrapped my podcast. I made it work as best […]

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I’m launching a Patreon page

Hey, fellow romantic, I have some important news: I am launching a Patreon fundraising page. That means there are now several ways you can support my work: directly on this website (the old way) or through Patreon. Or both. πŸ™‚ I know: I’ve been saying I don’t want to join other platforms, such as Patreon, […]


Why I’m leaving social media

I’m leaving Twitter, Facebook and Instagram today. I want to explain why without writing a long rant. πŸ˜‰ Here I go… *draws in deep breath* I believe social media platforms are destroying everything that brings out the best in us: empathy, human connection and the ability to see things in context. I believe the corporations […]

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Shitty Stuff (Vlog)

A wonderful email I received tonight made me realize it really was time to post a vlog update! Check out the other Shitty Stuff PS: I’d love to send you a postcard!


All by myself (Blog)

Hello! I ended my last post with (among other things): I want to contribute to a world in which people feel less alone. It took me quite a few days to realize the irony of my statement. The thing is: I have felt alone myself way too many times in these last years. I want […]


The meaning of my work (Blog)

Hello, my dear friends. Opening a post to start writing here feels a bit like opening a diary now! Today, I want to reflect on the meaning of my work. Defining what my work is about has been a frustrating experience for me these last 4 years. I felt like I had to be able […]


About that being too dependent part…. (Blog)

I was lying awake last night and kept thinking about this paragraph I wrote yesterday. The second reason is that I think I had become too dependent (financially). Being so extremely invested in one thing made it hard for me to separate what I wanted to do from what I thought my audience wanted me […]


Trying to find my story (Blog)

I always knew going back to consultancy work wasn’t going to be easy. I thought I’d still find a way to cope, though. And I sort of did. But I find myself no longer willing to contribute to things I believe are doing great harm. Things like throwing money at Facebook, or Twitter. The irony […]

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Dealing with criticism (Vlog)

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This new journey that I’m on (Vlog)

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Important announcement about the future of the podcast (Vlog)

Correction! About 2.5% of listeners gives back. I said 1% out of habit because that was the number for a long time.

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Vlogger’s block (is that a thing?) & pillow fort


Confessions of a recovering workaholic πŸ˜‰ (Vlog)

Okay, I need a nap now!

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Why I Quit My Job Too Early (Vlog)

(The full protest sign in the back is Pussy Grabbers Not Welcome Here πŸ˜‰ )

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Taking A Step Back (Vlog)

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The Day After (Vlog)

Link to the post I’m talking about: Time to face the facts: The show is struggling.

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