Monthly Archives: May 2015

Scotland part 2: our drive to the Isle of Mull (hello again, emergency unit…)

After one and a half days, we wanted to make our way over to  the west coast in order to spend some quiet days on the Isle of Mull. The plan was as follows: In the morning, we will visit … Continue reading

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Scotland part 1: Edinburgh

Hello there, we are back again!! After one week full of Scottishness, we returned home safe and sound and a bit knackered. It has been a holiday full of memories, old and new ones, full of beautiful landscapes, sheep. good … Continue reading

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let the countdown count faster!

One day to go and almost no nerves left…..the committee meeting yesterday evening and an incident this morning put my craving for a holiday on a new level. I was already prepared for yet another mentally nerve-wracking committee meeting (I … Continue reading

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holiday countdown

Here we go…just two more days until we are off for this year’s family holiday. It’ll be just one week, but hey, that’s longer than last year’s holiday – slowly but steadily we are improving! And the location highly compensates … 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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Ascension Day or trip to Kyburg

While the second Sunday in May is usually celebrated as Mothers Day, Ascension is normally celebrated as Fathers Day (at least in Germany). Unfortunately, the first association with Fathers Day n Germany is probably the one of drunken guys pulling … Continue reading

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morning procedure

6:45 – I can hear a loud “mama! hello mama! …..oooh, ball! Baby ball!!” from the little one’s room (this night, she insisted on taking a ball to her bed, that’s why). 6:50 – the little one joins us in … Continue reading

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one perfect sunday

It has been one of these days again. One of these early summer weekend-days with blue sky and sunshine, where everything just flows and where you wallow from one relaxed moment to another. It started with a coffee brought to … Continue reading

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start of the garden season

Since early February the little one and myself have been lurking around the garden to check whether it’s already worth gardening again. And I am happy to finally announce: the gardening season has started again!! Spring automatically means getting rid … Continue reading

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swiss technicians

A few weeks ago, our fridge broke. No matter what we did, we always had a thick layer of ice on the walls and half of our food was freezing. When the repairman came, the problem was diagnosed as irreparable. … Continue reading

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