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…

My Picnic Parcel

4 September 2012 You’re probably bored by now hearing about Post aus meiner Küche, but I wanted to share with you the picnic parcel I received in return and say a big THANK YOU to my exchange partner, the lovely Helen. My parcel contained a loaf of bread, a selection of pickled/ marinated vegetables, and […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Chickpea Stew

22 August 2012 This is a super quick and easy midweek meal, and if you want a vegetarian option you can just leave out the hot dog sausages. If you have fresh herbs at hand, it tastes even better than with the dried herbs. Ingredients (serves 4) vegetable oil 1 crushed clove garlic 3-4 hot […] 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…

Strawberry Cupcakes

It took me three attempts to find the perfect gluten free vanilla cupcake recipe, so when I wanted to make some strawberry flavoured ones for our summer party the other week I decided to just adjust the recipe a little rather than reinvent the wheel. It meant that I ended up with batter for ca. […] Read more…

Summer Cocktails

10 August 2012 Last weekend we had a wee summer party to celebrate our first year of being in Berlin (actually, the boy and I haven’t quite been here one year yet, but the husband arrive 6 weeks ahead of us, so we went for the golden middle for our party). Since we still had […] Read more…

sisterMAG Issue 3

6 August 2012 Somehow I seem to have forgotten to mention sisterMAG on this blog. I was sure I had, but keeping two different blogs seems to have gotten me confused a little. Anyway, sisterMAG is a new digital magazine launched in February for the versatilely interested and active woman of today. Besides popular women’s mag […] Read more…

{DIY} Fairy Lights are not just for Christmas

I have to admit, I absolutely love fairy lights. In our flat in Edinburgh I had some up all year round. Inevitably, people would say “you forgot to take your Christmas lights down”. No, not Christmas lights, fairy lights! Humpf. Well, here’s an idea for how to give your fairy lights a second life during […] Read more…

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