Tag Archives: Germany

Time flies when you’re blogging

As the old adage says, Time flies when you’re having fun! — I guess that means blogging is a lot of fun because it’s been six years (November 2011) since I began this adventure and it feels like yesterday. Thanks … Continue reading

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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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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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We Are Family

Even though we’re an ocean apart and times together are few, my family in Germany is very dear to me. March 2015, I received the sad news that my dear cousin Marco passed away. I wasn’t able to attend the funeral, … 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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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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I’m in love …

I’ve always been in love with the sea and yet I don’t swim. The sight of water evokes romance in my mind; whether a babbling brook or the waves of the ocean, it makes my heart happy as a woman … Continue reading

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