They may look similar, but I have been reliably informed that this is a Berners Sennenhund, and not a Saint Bernard. Both equally common in these parts as you might expect, and very similar if you are a bit of a dog breed dunce like me…
Back in our old pre-children SW London life, like many others our age, good food and eating out was a big deal. On many a hung over Saturday morning you would find us searching for edible treasure at local farmer’s markets, or if we were feeling particularly wealthy at the time – working our way […]
A few pictures from a weekend visit to Schwabhausen’s fabulous Kurbis Fest. We didn’t go last year, as I know for a fact we were recovering from a certain well known bier festival taking place at the same time – but we went a couple of years ago, and it was so beautiful we thought […]
Yellow and green gourds – Bavaria
Wondering what to do if you are celebrating a special birthday, but the long-haul travel you’d planned for such an event is a distant memory thanks to Small Person No. 3’s impending arrival (which I obviously don’t mind by the way!)? You could sulk about what might have been, sad about not visiting friends […]
A bike in a section of the Berlin Wall… A lucky shot!
Apologies for the brief interlude. With less than 2.5 weeks to go now (hopefully) before the arrival of Small Person no. 3, I find myself obsessed with two things only – sleeping and cleaning. Being the size of a barrage balloon does have it’s advantages however, dictating what the baby absolutely needs to eat […]
Pink Bike Amsterdam – one way to spot your bike in amongst the thousands!
We took a little trip to Portsmouth when we were back in the UK over the summer. It’s not too far from my Mum’s and with interests piqued thanks to bookworms pouring over the guidebooks they had discovered on her bookshelves (she used to work for a publishing company), the Small People more or less […]