R is for Rainbow When water and sun meet we are lucky to see a rainbow. When in the biblical story of Noah's arch the rainbow is seen, it is interpreted as a sign of hope, a sign that it will not be raining forever. When I see a rainbow, I make everyone around me … Continue reading R is for Rainbow #AtoZChallenge
D is for Dolphin #AtoZChallenge
D is for Dolphin In the summer during which I turned 13, I saw real, non-captive dolphins for the first time. They were far away at the edge of the horizon, but they were there enjoying their freedom. Up to then dolphins had been something I knew from TV and I did not even have … Continue reading D is for Dolphin #AtoZChallenge
Fontaine de l’Étoile de Montaigu or The Fountain of Love a short story
Fontaine de l'Etoile de Montaigu In the heart of the French kings' hunting grounds one can, under contrition to keep the eyes and spirit open, come across a magical fountain or spring. It is the Fountaine de l'Étoile de Montaigu or in English: Fountain of the Montague Star. Already the name is rich in beauty and fuels imagination... … Continue reading Fontaine de l’Étoile de Montaigu or The Fountain of Love a short story
Iles Flottantes – no I am not talking about dessert
Voilà, voilà! It's time for another "Discovering Paris" post. This time it's again about a new park or garden in Paris. I want to tell you about the Promenade des Berges de la Seine, or more precisely about the Iles Flottantes (floating islands that are located there). In 2013 parts of the Parisian quays were converted … Continue reading Iles Flottantes – no I am not talking about dessert
Penguins can’t swim!
Now, you are looking at this and shaking your head. Penguins can swim! But mine are different, they could probably swim but I cannot make them swim. So: Penguins can't swim! My friend Nerd in the Brain is hosting the Go Play! Challenge which I hope you have joined by now. And every two weeks she … Continue reading Penguins can’t swim!
Attention: Fairies, gnomes, dwarfs, and other magical creatures lurking everywhere
Attention: Fairies, gnomes, dwarfs, and other magical creatures lurking everywhere Austrian Adventures I am a bit short for words when it comes to writing about what I want to share with you today. Maybe it is just best that you see for yourself... With my mother and my daughter I went on a child friendly … Continue reading Attention: Fairies, gnomes, dwarfs, and other magical creatures lurking everywhere
Underwater – Freestyle Writing Challenge
I have developed a fish like skin and lifestyle. But I am not a mermaid, no those are far more beautiful creatures than we.
If we were having coffee – 11 July 2015
I have the feeling that last time we sat down for our weekend chat was only yesterday.
J is for Jump – A to Z Challenge April 2015
"Just go ahead and do it already!" Someone barked from behind Josephine. She looked around into a frog like face. "Erm," she stammered looking scared with her hands gripping the railing as if her life was at risk, "you go ahead". The unfriendly boy passed looking at her as if she was the biggest looser. … Continue reading J is for Jump – A to Z Challenge April 2015