Archive of ‘Journal’ category

Edinburgh, one year on.

One year ago today, we bid farewell to Berlin and moved back ‘home’ to Edinburgh. It’s no big secret that I was the driving force behind the move. While Berlin is a great city for families, and I love it as a holiday destination, I struggled to find work and I struggled to make friends […] Read more…

November Snapshots

November in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… We’ve been enjoying some amazing Autumn weather in Edinburgh this November. Lots of blue skies and crisp, cold days. Lantern procession for St Martin’s Day at the German Church in Edinburgh. We’ve been to the National Museum of Scotland every week this month! A little overnight solo trip […] Read more…

A Family Photography Session in the Park

So, a couple of months ago, I entered a giveaway to win a family photo session. I thought it would be nice to have some pictures of myself with the boys, since I’m usually the one behind the camera. I didn’t win, but it turns out the photographer is a fellow mum at my elder […] Read more…

October Snapshots

October in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Autumn cupcakes from our favourite neighbourhood bakery. He played a cat in his school’s Harvest festival performance. Learning how to peel apples (apparently very exciting). Who needs Hallowe’en as an excuse to dress up? Not this boy. This is how he decided to go to Sunday school a […] Read more…

Best of Hallowe’en 2017

I’m sitting here late at night, finally grabbing a bite to eat and watching the GBBO final on catch-up, after the boys eventually came down from their sugar rush and fell asleep way past their bedtime. We went guising (trick or treat) with friends from school, gathering sweeties in exchange for magic tricks and jokes. […] Read more…

September Snapshots

We’re already half way through October, and I just realised I never posted our September Snapshots. Well, better late than never. Here are the highlights from the past month, according to my iPhone (mostly): Everyone should eat fresh cotton candy bigger than their head at least once in their life! Glorious September sunshine by the […] Read more…

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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