Way back in Spring ( doesn’t actually feel that long ago ,where did this year go, please?) I posted about the charming German tradition that is the Easter Tree. The German tradition originally involved decorating outdoors shrubs and bushes with colourful eggs and developed into the decoration of branches to be brought into the home. I’m… Continue reading The Autumn Tree.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin In my last post , I blogged about getting outdoors if you are lucky enough to be visiting Berlin this Autumn. But, not everyday is an outdoorsy day. Especially at this time of year, when all seasons can occur in one day and random rain bursts can catch you out, no… Continue reading Autumn In Berlin: Sweet Treats.
Autumn is a good time to visit Berlin. Lets be honest, you’ll never hear me say there’s a bad time to visit. But Autumn being my favourite month and Berlin. being my favourite city…well the two together make for a winning combination. There are many things to love about Berlin. The creative, modern buzz. Its fascinating,… Continue reading Autumn in Berlin: Get Outdoors!
First things first, a confession. The title of this post is only half the story. To be an accurate reflection of content, the title would need to read something like ‘ Things Living Abroad and Being a Trailing Spouse and Moving Every Two Years Has Taught Me’. But that isn’t very punchy. Title aside, things… Continue reading Lessons From a Mobile Life
Potsdam. Famous for its parks and gardens and beautiful buildings. Sadly, the day we visited Potsdam was one of those where the best laid plans derail , so we didn’t see a great deal of all the lovely things Potsdam is famous for. However, we did enjoy our little taste of the place and I… Continue reading How to Do ( And Don’t) Potsdam.
Recently, I have done a lot of exploring. We spent our family summer holidays travelling around Luxembourg and Germany, exploring a ton of interesting things and places. So far, so fun. But when I’ve been raving and blogging about places been and the things seen, one thing just doesn’t get enough care or credit. And that,… Continue reading A Barefoot Walk.
Potts disease, Consumption, White Plague…all names Tuberculosis has been known by throughout history. Call it what you will, by the end of the 19th century this merciless and rampaging disease was a huge issue for the health authorities of Berlin. The modern medical minds of the time believed that treatment and recovery would be best… Continue reading Beelitz Heilstatten: History, Healing & Treetops.