Parenting

Get Your Wardrobe Autumn Ready Before The First Chilly Day

I won’t lie. I’m looking forward to Autumn. Not only do I enjoy the chill in the air and the crunch of leaves underfoot on a bright, dry day, I cannot bear the oppressive heat of the German summer. It makes cranky. Ok, not just cranky. It actually makes me aggressive. I slam things, I… Continue reading Get Your Wardrobe Autumn Ready Before The First Chilly Day

Allgemein · Parenting

Pepping Up My Spring Wardrobe with Joanie Clothing

Those among you who were here reading my blog before we got our dog will know that at first I was a little apprehensive. I’m not what you’d call a dog person by nature. But I am getting there. I’m also not naturally a shopper, not a clothes shopper anyway. Strange though it may seem,… Continue reading Pepping Up My Spring Wardrobe with Joanie Clothing

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Project 333 – The Why and The How Of It

Clothes are not my thing really. I’ve never really been into, or understood, fashion and that, I think, played a part in me realising in my early twenties which cuts, styles and colours suit me. I like to wear clothes I look well in and if they don’t fit in with the current mainstream trend… Continue reading Project 333 – The Why and The How Of It

emigrant · Parenting

What’s Rare is Wonderful – Families and Formal Wear

A wedding, a garden party and two communions, that’s what we have been through over the last two months. That’s a lot of suit-wearing for little boys. Luckily they seem to love the novelty of being dressed up like their Papa – the white shirts, ties and dickie bows, pocket handkerchiefs  and waistcoats were a… Continue reading What’s Rare is Wonderful – Families and Formal Wear

Parenting

Wedding Prep – The Children’s Suits Are Sorted

With my sister’s wedding just days away, I am getting *slightly* panicky about how ready we are. There are bags to pack, a present to wrap, loose ends to tie up at work and a dog to be handed over to her minder, not to mention the bridesmaid duties. Rather than get myself into a… Continue reading Wedding Prep – The Children’s Suits Are Sorted