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Archive for November, 2011


Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Today Daughter No.1 and I finally got our advent candle decoration made. Better late than never I say. We didn’t make it in time for the first Sunday of Advent, but at least we just sneaked in before December 1st. If you’d like to see how we make it, then there are instructions here. Several […]

Back down to earth

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

I love quiet days at home. Days when I work on my translations and editing and in between can take breaks to potter, catch up with housework and admin, maybe play the piano a little and get the feeling that life is more or less under control – even if that only lasts until the […]

Enough of gallivanting!

Monday, November 28th, 2011

I’m back. Did you miss me? I had a weekend flit to England to help my mother with her Christmas shopping and to check that all was well on the home front (it was, thankfully!). I had intended to check in along the way and let you know what I was up to, but my […]

A chuckle on Thursday

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

  This made me smile today! (And a very happy Thanksgiving to all my friends from over the pond!) Helen

A winter day in Erlangen, Germany

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Full of atmosphere, but a week too early for the Christmas market šŸ™