“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…

What’s In Your Bag?

28 February 2013 A couple of years ago, I co-ordinated an online project at National Museums Scotland called “What’s In Your Bag?”. To coincide with a new exhibition about commercial passenger travel, we asked people to share what they carried in their bags. Then today, on one of my favourite blogs I read at the […] Read more…

Burns Night Mixtape

Today is Robert Burns Day, also known as Burns Night, the day when the life and works of Scotland’s national bard get celebrated. Of course, we’ll be celebrating tonight too. Sadly, it’s the second year running that we’ve been unable to convince any of our German friends to join us for a haggis supper – […] 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…

DIY Play Kitchen

10 January 2013 As you may know, we were having a home made Christmas (with a few exceptions such as books and stocking fillers). Our biggest project was our present for the boy – a home made play kitchen – and since we knew we couldn’t take it across the country to my family with […] Read more…

Culture Clash: Postman who?

8 January 2013 Yesterday was the first day back at nursery after a two week break. The boy wanted to wear his favourite jumper of the moment – his awesome Postman Pat jumper knitted for him by his awesome Oma as a Christmas present! It’s a wonder we can get him out of it long […] Read more…

Happy New Year!

7 January 2012 Hello everyone, I’m back from my Christmas holidays blogging break, and want to start by wishing you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! We had a lovely two weeks, first with my family over on the other side of Germany, and then just the three of us here in Berlin, even though […] Read more…

Merry Christmas!!

21 December 2012 Today was my last day of work, ahead of us lies not only Christmas but two weeks of family time where I’ll be taking a blogging break, stepping away from the computer – except perhaps for sharing the occasional photo – and spending some quality time with the boy (and the husband, […] Read more…

More Snow

10 December 2012 The husband arrived back from his trip to Hawaii, where we was speaking at a conference, at the weekend, and after a week in short and t-shirts, snorkling with turtles and watching sunrises on the beach, he had a whole week of Advent to catch up on. And the weather could not […] Read more…

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