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Happy to be home

About six weeks ago I turned my life upside down & set it down again. But in a different country. Reader: I moved house and country – from Brexit-Britain back to Germany, which I’ve learnt to call home again. Indeed, … Continue reading

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New dog lead

Every time I go to the pet supplies shop, I end up looking at the dog leads. Not that my dogs aren’t exceptionally well equipped already. But somehow dog leads, harnesses and collars have that effect on me. Thankfully, I’ve … Continue reading

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Memory, sweet memory

I’ve always thought that the idea of making memory quilts was an excellent one. Clothes are not much good after your baby has grown out of them, or after a beloved person has passed on. But by making a quilt … Continue reading

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Cuteness overload

What are your favourite lies to yourself? Mine are ‘I’m just looking’ when entering a bookshop followed closely by ‘Just browsing’ when I can’t resist looking at my favourite online fabric shop. Oh yes, and then there is – ‘Look … Continue reading

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Pants!

What do you say when it’s the weekend, you look out of your window, and you see this? “Pants!” Everything about this weather is just pants. It’s not really raining, it’s not really dry, it’s not really cold, it’s not … Continue reading

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Was lange währt…

… wird endlich gut. In English: ‘A happy outcome is worth waiting for.’ It’s one of those phrases that tumble effortlessly from my lips when what I really mean is: ‘Why the heck did this take me so long?’ Many, … Continue reading

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Longing for spring

It’s only the end of January, but I’ve had enough of winter now. Can the cold please move along, there really is nothing to see. When the sun is out, it is surprisingly warm, but soon, all too soon, the … Continue reading

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