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The Most Popular Posts in 2014

January is always a popular time to look back over the past year. I kind of let this blog slide a bit in the middle of last year as there was so much going on. Then, when I went on maternity leave I have 10 long weeks before the baby was due, and as I […] Read more…

Hallowe’en 2014: Useful Links

With Hallowe’en only a few days away, I thought I’d gather together some of my past recipe and craft links for you, in case you’re still looking for last minute ideas! Hallowe’en would not be complete without some pumpkin pie. This gluten free recipe tastes great for everyone: Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie These spooky cocktails […] Read more…

Guest Post on Dejlige Days

3 February 2014 Today you can find me over at Dejlige Days, where I’m sharing my highlights from our recent trip to Copenhagen. Head over to Dejlige Days to read the full article! Many thanks to Mel for asking me to share. Read more…

Buzzing at The Hive

28 May 2013 Sorry it’s been a bit quiet around here, I was busy at The Hive European Blog Conference from Friday on all through the weekend. And since I was also a speaker (I was talking about the challenges of being a niche blogger from my museum blogger point of view) I was pretty […] Read more…

Something’s Gotta Give

18 February 2013 Regular readers of The Ex Expat may have noticed, that things have gotten a bit quieter around here, and I just wanted to let my loyal readers know why. I started this blog when we had just moved to Berlin. In the early days, posting was still sporadic as we waited for […] Read more…

“Meet a Museum Blogger”

“Meet a Museum Blogger” 5 February 2013 I may have mentioned my obsession with museums once or twice (no, really^^), and this week I’m featured in the series “Meet a Museum Blogger” on the blog Museum Minute. If you’ve ever wondered what it is about me and museums, head on over and check out the […] Read more…

Capital Graffiti

Last year, I mentioned that I like to collect, i.e. photograph, graffiti and street art, and gave you a wee sample of some of the graffiti in our neighbourhood here in Berlin. Well, I was recently asked to contribute a guest post for the blog StreetArtMag, all about Berlin’s graffiti, which went live last night. […] Read more…

“Und wie machst Du das, Jenni?”

“Und wie machst Du das, Jenni?” 24 January 2013 Earlier this week I was featured on Okka’s lovely blog ‘Slomo’, in her series on mothers and motherhood. I’ve mentioned it before, and this time I got to answer her questions. It’s in German but if you’re interested just follow the link and take a look […] Read more…

See you next week

19 October 2012 I’m off to Armenia tomorrow for an international museum conference. I don’t know yet whether I’ll have any internet access while I’m away, or any time even to post. I might drop in an occasional photo, if I get the chance, otherwise I’ll see you again at the end of next week. […] Read more…

Blog Birthday: 1 Year Old Today!

20 August 2012 Wow, I can hardly believe it, but this little blog is celebrating its first birthday today. That also means we have been in Berlin for one whole year now, as I started it the day we arrived. To mark the occasion, I’ve picked 10 of my favourite Berlin moments from the past year […] Read more…

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