Category Archives: Germany

In the Pink

Rose Quartz is one of my favourite stones; I love the translucent, pale shade of pink. This top from Germany has a wrinkled look with lace cap sleeves. Pink like cotton candy that goes perfect with my pink polka dot … Continue reading

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Blue skies smiling at me

My life is a song, I always have a song dancing around in my mind. When I see a blue sky, I start singing, even if only in my head and no one can hear. I can hear the voice … Continue reading

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White Linen Summer Jacket

While shopping in Stuttgart last summer, I discovered this white linen jacket. (This photo taken by Beate in the shop where I bought it.) White is my favourite summer colour, always fresh and cool. This linen jacket is very lightweight … Continue reading

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A Horse with No Name

In 1960 my brother Johnny visited my grandparents in Germany.  I don’t know the name of the horse. but this photo was taken in Killesberg Park, Stuttgart. Johnny was ten years old and would be 66 today. (I was only … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Memories of 2015. As I look back at 2015, it started off as a good year and a wonderful dance opportunity at the beginning of the year with my beautiful friend, Maggie… And then a trip to Seattle to visit … Continue reading

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Coral top from Vero Moda

I first saw this cute top in VERO MODA at the Gerber Mall in Stuttgart while in Germany this summer. Being in a hurry, I did not have time to try it on so I didn’t buy it. The next … Continue reading

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Gray Jacquard Sweatshirt–United Colors of Benetton

I don’t own a sweatshirt, that is until now. While shopping in Munich, I found a United Colors of Benetton store (we don’t have one anymore where I live) and tried on this gray mix jacquard sweatshirt. It’s comfortable and … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Turquoise top from Berlin

Jean and I often like the same things, so it’s no surprise that when we found these turquoise tops (fair trade) in a little shop in Berlin, Germany we both bought one. With ruching on one side seam and asymmetrical … Continue reading

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Black Faux Suede Fringed Vest

Having been a teenager in the ’60s, this cool fringed vest caught my eye while shopping in Berlin. It has a ’60s vibe and is faux suede. I had one in the ’60s but I don’t pay any attention to … Continue reading

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I LOVE BERLIN

Berlin is the New York City of Germany! This was my first visit to this fascinating city and what made it most special is that I went there with Jean and we got to go to the world’s first Vegan … Continue reading

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