Category Archives: Life in Germany

German Christmas Market: Goslar

Merry Christmas! We have been enjoying the holiday to the fullest over here despite the un-Christmasy mild weather and more or less constant rain.  Undetterred, we travelled as far afield as Lower-Saxony town Goslar for their Christmas market. While I’m … Continue reading

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Tree

This is my parents’ Christmas tree this year. Many years 0f collecting Christmas decorations means that there’s always a visual feast of a tree at their house, whereas we’re at the beginning of our little collection. And our tree? Still … Continue reading

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Entryway

The countdown to moving day has begun and a mild sense of panic about what is left to be done has set in. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve been busy. Every contractor in the city seems to have checked out … Continue reading

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The Big Wait

The house handover process is almost complete and we’re anxiously waiting for the green light to get the keys to our house. We may have creepily stalked our own house several times in the past few weeks, driving by slowly, … Continue reading

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109 & Collections within Collections

109 is the number of pottery items that need to be moved into our new house by the 1st of September. The gorgeous Jasba vase on the far right in the above image is number 108, found at the fleamarket … Continue reading

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Birthdays & White Trash Fast Food

We spent last weekend in Berlin to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Usually birthdays pass by quietly at our house with a slice of cake and a pat on the back (oh okay, and presents too), but this year we actually … Continue reading

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A Bit of Everything

Thanks so much everyone for all your good wishes on the house. The joy and excitement of it all are definitely overriding any nerves at having to organise a move (and bathroom renovation at the house) at short notice. I’m … Continue reading

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