Along with New Year’s Pigs, it’s typical to find little New Year’s Cakes just before New Year’s Eve!
A Walk in the Woods
Our first Christmas in Bavaria was lovely. Bug-ridden, but lovely. Yesterday was the first day that any of us felt up to doing anything remotely energetic after the week long lurgy that decided to join us for the festive period. Suffice to say, after a week’s hibernation, the idea of going for a nice long […]
Sunday Photo – Christmas Eve
Burnt offerings for Father Christmas on Christmas Eve
It would be impossible to avoid the festive treat that is Lebkuchen at the moment in Germany. It is everywhere, and I expect Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas here without it. From amazing high street window displays, to Christmas Market stalls piled high with the stuff – this gingerbread comes in so many different shapes and […]
Sourcing Christmas Dinner…
I am all for embracing the traditions and celebrations of our host countries (as you have probably noticed by now!), but it’s also important to remember our own traditions, especially for the sake of self-identity for our two small global citizens, who may not actually remember that many real English Christmases after all! Christmas is […]