If like me you are frequently accused of losing your marbles, fear not, I have a solution. Make your way to Marktschellenberg in the Berchtesgaden region of Bavaria, and here, amongst the typically stunning alpine scenery you will stumble across what has to be one of the world’s oldest actual ‘marble’ marble making mills – […]
One day, when my dirndl is tucked to the very back of my wardrobe (consigned purely to fancy dress parties in other climes), and my antique cow bells (my Steel wedding anniversary present from Mr R a couple of years ago!!) hang high upon new walls (and not ever around my neck in case you […]
The Shoe Admirer.
In the absence of any British Bluebells for baby photo opportunities this year, may I present my very own “Tom Thumb” – in amongst the tulips in the pick your own field just up the road from us. I have written about this phenomenon a few times now – from blueberries, to pumpkins and beyond, […]
Wild Bee Orchids I have been going through old posts, removing the odd broken link, optimising picture sizes from way back when my last template wouldn’t let me feature large photographs, and because of this generally reminiscing about our early days here. A Walk in the Woods reminded me of one of our first proper […]
Small boy (and usual stick) with Large Tree – Lenggries
After a somewhat bumpy start, I am happy to say that six months down the line (already!) life abroad with a new baby is pretty much what I hoped it would be. Our “Bavarian” Boy (or Bua if you’re really speaking Bayerisch) is hugely laid back and a very welcome (and super cute) part of […]
My first Monday photo, having missed the opportunity to post yesterday thanks to travelling! Ida Schumacher in the Viktualienmarkt in all her Easter finery!
Follow the wood anemone carpeted path through Freising Forest, and before too long you should find the tiny Forest church of St Clemens. I am not a religious person in any way shape or form, but there is something really special about this place – probably that it looks plucked straight from the pages of […]