“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you” is what the Maori say. It’s what I thought last weekend when coming back to Berlin after spending the day at my parents’ house. It was sad and … Continue reading
Now that I have started, it is hard to stop. Look at those tight little balls of yarn – bits and pieces, different brands – they were literally screaming at me: knit! socks! And so I did. I sent the … Continue reading
This morning (blue sky, birds singing) I refused to wear my winter coat to go to work. I chose handknits (cardigan, scarf, wrist warmers) and a down vest instead. A decision I learned to regret the minute I left the … Continue reading
April weather is here: beautiful on Sunday, sunburned faces everywhere on Monday, downpour this morning.
Birds’ twitter, short-sleeved t-shirts, cagoule within reach, ice cream, gardening, daylight when we get up, daylight when J goes to bed, open back door, bulgur salad for dinner – the whole nine yards 🙂 Even work is more fun.
I love this time of the year!
March has never been that cold in Berlin for the last 130 years, that’s what they said in today’s papers. I can’t speak for 130 years but at least over the last 40 years I don’t remember searching (or – later in life – assisting the Easter bunny in hiding … 🙂 ) Easter eggs in ankle-deep snow myself.
However, there’s hope! See what I discovered in our garden today: New life!
In this spirit, Happy Easter to all spring (and candy) lovers out there.
At least for now … Blue sky, sun, 15°C, and one little violet crocus in our garden. It’s wonderful! However, the weather forecast says rain and snow for the weekend. Yikes! Even worse: supposedly, winter is coming back to Berlin.
Therefore no long post today as I must (!) go outside! Only the picture of a beautiful Russian candy wrapper that perfectly matches my mood.