Sometimes discovering the traditions and customs of your new country can lead to a lot of questions (and accusing glares) from the two Small People in our house… Like why on earth hasn’t St. Nicholas ever visited before?? They found out about this Patron Saint of around a million things (including thieves, sailors and children) […]
Christmas Stars – Munich – frequently found in the many Christmas Markets here…
Having yet to find a babysitter, one set of visiting grandparents very kindly offered yesterday, so we could go out for our anniversary. Not having been out at all on our own since our arrival, both of us didn’t really want to do the usual spending the whole evening at a posh restaurant as there’s […]
Macarons with Chocolate Philadelphia*. Yes, you did read that correctly. Chocolate Philadelphia, or Milka Philadelphia to be exact, is one of the greatest discoveries I have made in a supermarket in recent years. Foreign supermarkets have always held a fascination for me, (apart from in Denmark where they are mostly diabolical), and I can […]
Bavarian Christmas Decorations in Marienplatz.