I am not known for being a great lover of Christmas. It’s not that I don’t love Christmas, I do. At Christmas time. But I find it really hard when the whole festive package is being peddled from Halloween, if not earlier. Thus far, I haven’t embraced the season very much either at home (apart… Continue reading Hello, Christmas!
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.
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
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.
As my blog reaches the one year stage, I reflect on the lessons I have learned and the mistakes I have made.
One of the worst things about living outside your home country is that you can’t always easily find the brands and products that you are used to and enjoy. The best thing about living outside your home country is that you can’t always easily find the brands and products you are used to and enjoy.… Continue reading German Budget Beauty Finds.
The town I live in is well-known for its Spa culture ( hence the Bad prefix to the name) and for being a centre for medicine and wellness. I dived into the history of this a little bit when I explored one of the clinics that is now closed. Details of that little adventure can… Continue reading Garden Goals & Blue Sheep: The Garden Show.