I have mentioned before, that in my family the Christmas tree is revealed on the 24th of December, this way it can be fully enjoyed during the twelve days of Christmas. Some people have the tradition to take it down on Epiphany after letting all the candles burn to the end, others, according to wikipedia, … Continue reading Christmas Decorations… – Hugh’s Photo Challenge: Week 8 – Charity Christmas Tree Topper Challenge
I would like to wish you a very nice Christmas! That you will make a lot of happy memories during these 12 festive days to come, that you will share good times with your loved ones. Let your heart and mind come to peace, feel the magic, and listen to the silence, just like the … Continue reading Merry Christmas! Fröhliche Weihnachten! Joyeux Noël!
Nikolaus I Still Believe! Saint Nicolaus Day has always been one of my favourite, favourite holidays! This means that I have books worth of memories that come with it, maybe not books, but I could do a several posts on the subject... Wow! What happened here? Outside of our apartment my tiny boots were overflowing … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 6: Nikolaus I Still Believe!
This weekend, my family and I went on a very long walk in Paris, it was our thanksgiving walk. We went to republic and made our way through the sights of flowers and candles by the Bataclan. It was definitely strange, and difficult to grasp (I will probably write about it towards he end of … Continue reading Rare repairs – Hugh’s Photo Challenge: Week 7 – Funny Or Strange Signs
Oh my, there are two days in my perfect posting month, and I am really struggling. So today I would like to thank you my readers! Thank you for reading, thank you for encouraging me to write and be creative. Thank you for all your comments and compliments! (I will try to make my way … Continue reading A big thank you!
If we were having coffee, then I would tell you that I am about to step outside, to go to my parents' apartment to see my family. So that means that I won't be around much. Yesterday we celebrated Thanksgiving, it was great with a lot of good food. Today the celebration continues, we will … Continue reading If we were having coffee 28 November 2015
Thanksgiving Today is Thanksgiving, a celebration that my family fully embraced while living in the US and exported to Europe. My first Thanksgiving was celebrated 15 years ago in New York with my mom's cousin. I don't recall the turkey, the food or anything really. I have a small recollection of the decoration of the … Continue reading Thanksgiving
Even though our trip to Normandy this September was very short in days, we arrived a Monday and left a Wednesday after all, we definitely managed to make the most of our trip. In the morning before heading home, we purchased a lot of fish and headed for a walk along the seaside. It was … Continue reading Poetic Images
I recall a poster that was located outside the library of my middle school, on it was a Macintosh menu (from the late 90s) the curser had selected "Never Quit" (normally on a mac it would say quit here). The first time I saw this was over 15 years ago, and the last time I did … Continue reading Never Quit
If we were having coffee, then I would greet you with a smile and a hug. I would propose that we sit down for a warm cup of tea and a chat. You would probably ask me a whole lot of questions, which is understandable seen recent events here in Paris. I would assure you … Continue reading If we were having coffee 21 November 2015