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August Snapshots

August in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Settling in to our new home. Farmers’ Market in the shadow of the Castle. Farmers’ Market goodies. Beautiful day by the Union Canal. Gotta make the best of that ice-cream weather! The doorways of Edinburgh. Rainy day pursuits. And then we built a rocket… Corn dogs! These were […] Read more…

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July Snapshots

July in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Anyone fancy some ‘Spargel’ (asparagus) ice cream? Or would you prefer blackcurrant and matcha? One last trip to the newly revamped Lego Store Berlin New hair cut Packing up our Berlin apartment Waking up in Edinburgh! We can see the Castle from our new kitchen window! Fixing up […] Read more…

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Bye bye, Berlin

The day has come. After almost six years in Berlin, we packed up our things and flew back to Edinburgh earlier today! I know I alluded a lot to moving house over the past few weeks, without actually saying where we were going, so this may come as a surprise to many. But it wasn’t […] Read more…

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June Snapshots

We are moving house in just over a week, and most of our things have already been packed up – including our books! So I’m afraid my book round-ups will have to take a bit of a break. In the mean time, I have June’s snapshots for you, before I scale back a bit over […] Read more…

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May Snapshots

May in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Street art in Berlin Bat Baby Melons are back! Lucky teapot Edinburgh in the Spring time My happy place Posh crisps, or what? Mother’s Day in Germany Play time Branching out in to wearing pink Now they can be unicorns together! First local strawberries of the season […] Read more…

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The Moppacows

“Moppacows eat daisies, roses and dandelions. Daddy moppacow and baby moppacow lived in their small house. It used to be a big house but it was destroyed in the war. That’s when mummy moppacow died. One day, daddy moppacow was out walking in the woods with baby moppacow on his back when a wild moppacow […] Read more…

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April Snapshots

April in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… When he grows up he wants to be an engineer. Or maybe a taxi driver. Right now he’s content with being an astronaut. Little Easter treasures. When you’re feeling poorly, it’s good to live near an ice cream shop! New street art in our neighbourhood. Experimenting with new […] Read more…

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#20factsaboutme

So, we are back from our Easter vacation! If you follow the blog on Facebook, you will have seen my album with photos from our trip. While I get back in to my blogging grove – I have some great posts planned – I thought in the meantime I would share the #20factsaboutme which I posted […] Read more…

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March Snapshots

March in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… J is for… Dressed for a birthday party. Not a fancy dress party, mind you. This is just how he wanted to go. When his friend’s mum asked him what he was dressed up as, he said “Nothing. Just Oskar.” This little one is really in to his […] Read more…

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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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