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Pottery Pairs

The post-holiday season has been very busy for us, but we’re starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel now. With temperatures finally dipping into the icy cold range over here, fleamarkets are a while off yet, … Continue reading

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Visiting Hercules

We took advantage of the beautiful weather today and took a walk around Kassel’s most lovely park, Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe. The Hercules monument is always a fun spot to visit. Here he is in all his glory, sunning himself without any … Continue reading

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Yesterday we headed into a little town called Hofgeismar lured by the announcement of a fleamarket there. It was slim pickins indeed with people selling things they really ought to be giving (or throwing) away, and there was an entrance … Continue reading

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