Monthly Archives: March 2015

capricious morning

This morning’s outcome: Snow. Storm. Sunshine. Torrential rain. Hail. Thunderstorm. The latter three while we were walking home from the supermarket. (I guess I should have checked the weather forecast before packed the sunscreen and left the winter boots at … Continue reading

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here we go again….(or: travelling with children)

Yes, the last trip to Germany was exhausting! And yes, we are doing it again! That’s one (of many) disadvantages of living far (or at least further) away from your family. It’s also another chance to “increase your self-confidence in … Continue reading

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this moment

A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by SouleMama.

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art translation

This is what the little one draws: …and here comes the translation (by colour): I loved it that she drew first and then handed me the pen and told me what to do ­čÖé

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day off with Gaugin

After having had a rather stressful week in Germany, I had a day off today and went to Basel (or Riehen, to be precise) to visit the current Gaugin exhibition at the Beyeler Foundation. Since it takes a bit more … Continue reading

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Spring has finally arrived in Zurich! Crocuses, snowdrops and daisies are blooming everywhere and the tulips and jonquils are growing slowly but steadily and will surely fill the flower beds with colours soon. We have just arrived back from a … Continue reading

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