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…

“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…

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