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February Snapshots

February in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… February started off with a trip to Wuppertal to visit the grandparents during the Berlin winter school holidays. Kids can pick up lots of fab freebies on the ICE trains to keep them occupied! Pretty much the coolest tap ever, spotted at the Tammel Tammel Baby Lounge […] Read more…

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Snow Days

We’ve had our fair share of snow in Berlin over the last week or so, much to the kids delight. Although the mild temperatures and rain have now turned the lovely snow to mush and grit, we did manage to tick of most of the winter favourites: sledging, snowman building, snowball throwing and snow angels! Read more…

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Reflections on the year that was

Happy New Year everyone! This post comes a week later than intended, as I unfortunately started the new year knocked out by a nasty bout of tonsillitis. I used to have these as a kid all the time, and don’t remember them being that bad. But there I was with a fever, painkillers to help […] Read more…

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November Snapshots

November in snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… My Friday date – he gets out of school early on Fridays and we have an hour to ourselves before picking up little brother. Sunshine yellow in the kitchen to battle the November greys. My favourite Sunday breakfast. If you’re gonna stand out, stand out big time! This […] Read more…

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Holiday Snapshots Part 2: New York City

The Big Apple! I’ve been in New York a couple of times – once with The Husband – but it was the first time for both kids. Although there are about a gazillion museums in New York I still want to see, we again focused our itinerary on the kids. The weather was a bit […] Read more…

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Holiday Snapshots Part 1: Washington DC

I just remembered, I promised to share some holiday snapshots from our trip to the USA last month. We had three days in Washington DC, then five days in New York, then another three days in DC (not counting travel days to and from the two cities). In DC, we stayed with friends – in […] Read more…

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Snapshots #47

October in snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Most of my October photos seem to be from our trip to the US, and I’ll be sharing some more of those later, but here are some other snapshots which really seem to sum up October perfectly! Grey Autumn days are perfect for afternoon tea by candlelight with home […] Read more…

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Happy Hallowe’en 2016

Happy Hallowe’en everyone! Apologies for the silence here on the blog, we’ve just been in the USA for two weeks for the school Autumn holidays. I meant to post a heads up here before going, but Mr Fox came down with a vomiting bug the day before. Luckily enough, he was well enough in time […] Read more…

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