Category Archives: My Life

News Flash 200 000

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My dear Readers and Followers of my blog,

I am happy to announce that as of yesterday

I had 200.000 clicks on my blog since I started in 2012.

 

That is amazing.

 

A big Thank You to all

who clicked and even read or commented on my blog.

This blog makes me happy and I aim to make you all happy too.

 

Much love to all of you wonderful people!

It wouldn’t be the same without you! 

 

Kitchen Capers and my Primula

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Liz from Leaping life blog inspired me with her Kitchen Capers.

Liz made her own loaf of bread.

I was itching to make my own bread too.

Looking up James Morton on you tube

I found an easy recipe – a mug bread.

 

 

The result was fantastic,

and half the bread was gone within minutes.

Thank you Liz for your yummy post,

I will certainly do it for next weekend again

as we were all so impressed.

 

My Primula was very busy making more flowers.

Look at the difference from my last post here.

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Welcome to the Forest

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Last weekend, the Borough I live in had a special celebration.

The Borough is called Waltham Forest, it has a nice forest close.

This Borough has become the first Borough of Culture

as a London Borough.

The launch of this was celebrated on 3 evenings along the main street.

The Townhall had films projected on it:

Different Artists performed in the street:

    

All different ‘light’ ideas looks fantastic.

A ring of light made incredible patterns in the sky

and could be seen from far:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With my dance group I performed some dances we had learnt.

The atmosphere was amazing and it was so much fun!

( Some Action Pictures)

My favourite dance was Chorus Line!

I felt humbled and privileged that I am part of such a lovely community

and could give something towards the celebration.

All pictures are my own, taken on my phone.

Looking forward to more events during the year!

Quince jam

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There were beautiful Quinces in the shop

perfect for wonderful tasting jam.

They were extremely hard to cut  – all worth it in the end.

The jam came out so good, tasting and smelling so yummy.

This is my favourite jam followed by Apricot jam.

 

Have you ever made it or tasted it?

Quince Jelly is amazing too.

 

Danny’s Summer Travels

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I, Danny was fortunate enough to accompany my mum and family travelling to Bavaria.

First I found great bushes to climb in my auntie’s garden

while my mum tried to shoot dinner (at a Middle Age Market in Schongau)

….. we did have salad that night…. 🙂

We enjoyed driving along the Kochelsee in beautiful sunshine,

then up a mountain

and down again to the Walchensee.

There we went with a cable car to the Herzogstand and enjoyed the hot weather in 1600m height.

It was so wonderfully warm, the view was breathtaking from the top seeing so many more mountains of the Alpes.

I was allowed to sit right by the window in the cable car so I could see better going down.

It was an amazing experience for a bear. ( just a bit hot with my fur)

I am so grateful to see so many beautiful mountains, lakes and winding roads in hot sunshine.

On our way home we stopped at a really little lake/pond with a duck family which was brilliant to cool down after a hot day.

( this little one was the slowest…. so was my mum with taking the picture…)

 

A great day out for all of us!

 

Another Birthday

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As it is Wednesday and I usually post on a Wednesday

I will put my favourite pictures up as it is also my Birthday today.

It is the 13th, so

13 things I love:

  1. smile

  2. make people happy

  3. peace

  4. sunsets

  5. flowers

  6. beauty visible and from the inside

  7.  love

  8. dancing

  9. sunshine

  10. happiness

  11. a good cup of tea

  12. good friends

  13. and my blogging community for the last 6 years!

 

 

Thank you for being here-  Big Hugs

For a good start of this wonderful day

have a bowl of Sunshine and Love

and celebrate with me!

 

A civilized cup of tea!

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I am busy getting my front room in order,

painting ,

changing furniture,

removing shelves,

pictures,

moving things about.

I have made myself a small “coffee table”

out of Pallet Wood (with wheels).

 

 

I am christening it with

my first civilized cup of tea in my front room

 

 

In style of course.

Come and enjoy it with me.

 

Changes again…

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Hi there , Thomas here.

I am updating you with news from our household.

Things are constantly changing here and it is hard to keep up with it.

One minute there is furniture,

next minute an empty room,

then suddenly more boxes and

then new furniture.

Of course I am the first to try it out.

 

It got my approval, although my mum has now filled it with stuff,

so I can’t jump up anymore.

I guess that is what it is for.

I found a nice space with my friends.

The room has changed and I still find cosy places, so I am happy!

Changes can be hard

then can work out beautifully!