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How to have a Corona-friendly, eco-friendly, wallet-friendly, relationship-strengthening Mothers’ Day

Well, that title is a bit of a mouthful, isn’t it? But you see I felt the need to share the fact that you do not have to a) break the bank, b) buy tat or c) risk exposing anyone to the Corona virus in the pursuit of the perfect Mothers’ day gift. For years… Continue reading How to have a Corona-friendly, eco-friendly, wallet-friendly, relationship-strengthening Mothers’ Day

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All Structure is Gone

All structure is gone. Schools and kindergartens have closed, re-opening only after the Easter holidays. Music lessons have been called off. Sunday mass and religious ceremonies have been cancelled. Even the First Holy Communion has been postponed indefinitely. Those children will remember this year no doubt. Last Wednesday afternoon the strangeness began. Alsace in France… Continue reading All Structure is Gone

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All the things I wanted to write

On holidays last Summer my mind was buzzing with travel posts to write on our return. We were on a roadtrip through western Europe, travelling through Germany, Luxembourg, Holland, Belgium and northern France. For the first time ever, we were having a sort of themed holiday, not just a getaway. The Bavarian wanted to spend… Continue reading All the things I wanted to write

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Edward Scandinavian Steps: A Review

A couple of months back we were approached by a furniture company called pib asking us if we’d like to review a piece from their collection. Having put a fair amount of work into our home over the past number of years, we are finally getting to a stage where it feels like things are coming together… Continue reading Edward Scandinavian Steps: A Review

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A Belated Birthday Gift To Myself – with Saal Digital

Recently I was lucky to be chosen to work with Saal Digital as a product tester. Back in February I tested their photo books and was delighted with the end result – a book of my favourite family photos from 2017. I’d become very lazy about printing out photos and their photo book was an… Continue reading A Belated Birthday Gift To Myself – with Saal Digital