March Snapshots #3

The past week in snapshots according to my iPhone: Exhibition at the Deutsches Historisches Museum. Winter is back! Home baked gluten free bagels. What’s better than one chocolate brownie cheesecake? Two! Walk in the snow. Urban wildlife. Having fun with Lego. Pretending that Spring is here already. More snow. At least someone is enjoy it! […] Read more…

Porridge Toppings Bar

12 March 2013 After experimenting with different flavours of porridge toppings the other week, I found that the main thing stopping me from being more creative with my breakfast was having to root around in the pantry first and unwrap and prepare lots of things. So I decided to make myself a ‘porridge toppings bar’ […] Read more…

March Snapshots #2

The past week in snapshots according to my iPhone: So THIS is what happens when I’m having a lie in :D Freshly baked courgette and feta bread. Remains of the Berlin Wall. Outside the Lego Discovery Centre. Inside the Sony Center. 40 Years of Sesame Street (Germany) at the Film Museum. First ice-cream of the […] Read more…

March Snapshots #1

The past week in snapshots according to my iPhone: Beautiful sunset on the flight back from Edinburgh. Had to take the boy to work with me one day – thank goodness for the digital babysitter! Trying out some new recipes from all the UK magazines I bought on my Edinburgh trip. Graffiti love message in […] Read more…

February Snapshots #3

The past week in snapshots according to my iPhone. Mostly spent in Edinburgh, having a little time to myself. I guess I could have also called this post ‘museum, museum, museum’ :-) The streets of Berlin are paved with stars. Freak hailstorm. At the airport. “This is home” Total time spent here: 17 hours! National […] 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…

February Snapshots #2

The past week in snapshots according to my iPhone – it seems to have been a very culinary week: Grocery shopping. Winter walk. Cake baking. Pizza baking. Pancake Day. Fruit salad (made by the boy!). Happy hot chocolate at Starbucks. Fish pie. Bloody Marys. More cake baking. Fresh fruit at the Turkish Market. Sweetie shopping […] Read more…

Happy Valentines Day

14 February 2013 So, today’s the day we celebrate all things love. It’s something I think we should do every day, but I guess it doesn’t hurt to make a little extra fuss about it every now and then. However, the husband and I decided pretty early on that we weren’t going to go give […] Read more…

Fun with Lego

13 February 2013 To boy is signed off sick this week with bronchitis, so we’ve been trying to find ways to keep occupied indoors. He still lacks the concentration for arts and crafts and board games, and I didn’t want us to spend the whole week on the sofa watching movies (so far Cars 2, […] Read more…

February Snapshots #1

The past week in snapshots according to my iPhone: Rain. Umbrellas. More umbrellas. Sunshine? Cake! Urban knitting. More rain. Cute dog. Sunset. Sunshine! Rice pudding. Snow?? Museum! Read more…

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