To my Darling Boy -
Today I picked you up from your nursery for the last time (or Kita, as we call it here). For the past four years and eight months you have been going there almost every day, apart from
Last week, Oskar and I were invited to visit the Domäne Dahlem here in Berlin - a working farm and museum to the south of the city centre. As well as a tour of their relatively new interactive exhibition all
Another weekend, another explosion of rainbows in Berlin Schöneberg. Today, it was the Christopher Street Day march - a.k.a. Berlin Pride - that travelled past our way.
We walked about 1km down the road to meet the beginning of it, then
So, the school summer holidays have finally started here in Berlin, though the boys' still have another week until their nurseries go on their summer breaks (and the older boy is actually finishing nursery altogether, as he starts at school after
Any excuse for a cake, and nothing screams summer like a refreshing lemon cake. Well, I think so anyway. With some butter cream icing and confetti sprinkles on top for extra decadence. Of course.
for the cake:
250g butter or margarine
I've mentioned before, that when we moved house last summer, we knowingly moved in to the heart of Berlin's 'Rainbow Quarter'. If you look up our neighbourhood in a guide book, it wouldn’t strike you as being typically popular with families.
Last week, I shared some thoughts about travelling solo with my kids. We just got back from our week in Scotland, and I've put together a little account of our trip from the diary I kept while we were away