Remember those leave piles in your back yard? Did you jump into them? Did you hide inside them and let the fall sun tickle your skin? When I lived in the US with my parents and my sister, I had the possibility to enjoy a real autumn (actually quite a few), not one of those … Continue reading Spotlight On: A Fall Fairy Tale by Nicola Werner
Advent, Advent 2017!
Be part of the 3rd edition of multi-contributor Advent Calendar! Christmas is coming! No, this won't be a post about how Christmas products are arriving on the shelves way too early, they are in my mind... I know we haven't passed Halloween yet, but it is time that I make the big announcement EVERYONE has been waiting for since the 24th of December 2016...
It’s almost time for …
It's almost time for the annual Advent Calendar All I need is your contribution and for time to pass a little slower so that everyone can be creative and I can review and set up the posts. Last year I had the crazy idea to host a multi-contributor advent calendar. It worked great and many … Continue reading It’s almost time for …
Discovering a Drawing #WeeklySmile
Discovering a Drawing A few evenings ago I turned the page in my Moleskine and came across this little drawing: My Moleskin had been overtaken by my daughter. When she draws little circles they are either people or minions, probably a mixture of both. I am quite sure that her dad and I are both … Continue reading Discovering a Drawing #WeeklySmile
E is for Energy #AtoZChallenge
E is for Energy Where is your energy? I am sure it is somewhere inside you, even if today you feel weak, drained, if you have the feeling you lack motivation or creativity. You energy is inside you! Close your eyes, take a deep breath and try to find that energy! Over years, I was … Continue reading E is for Energy #AtoZChallenge
A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal
I know, I know I am a bit late for the theme reveal, but you know yesterday I had a very lovely guest post, and thus my A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal post is going up a bit late. I will ost likely be sound asleep when it will go live, as it is scheduled so … Continue reading A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal
Paris, 15th March 2016 Dear Blog, A year has passed since I wrote my very first post. Actually more than a year has passed, as the first one of my posts, a letter to my potential readers went live on the 12th of March 2015. I recall writing this very first post called "Intro", I was like … Continue reading Dear Blog
My memory is faulty. Some events that happened a very long time ago are very vivid. While others in a past less distant are only vaguely there or even completely gone. As it is carnival, I wanted to share some memories, only to realise that there are gaps. The first seven years of my life … Continue reading Faulty Memory
Advent Calendar Day 1: Opening the first door
Opening the first door As far back as my memory reaches, there has been a nice Advent Calendar to make the wait before Christmas more bearable. When I was very young, my grandmother was the person who filled up the little bags of the handcrafted advent calendar, that had been used by her children in … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 1: Opening the first door