walhalla boat trips begin for the summer season on april 13th. the 13th april, got that? a friday. unlucky for some, but not this girl! so, i want you to remember, louise – if you ever find yourself with an unoccupied afternoon, a lingering moment where you wonder what to do with yourself, please take […]
Archives for February 2012
…to a dear friend and once-upon-a-time housemate (yes, you, Chloe!) for the beautiful airmail parcel containing all sorts of much-missed English treats! You are the sweetest and I miss you dearly!
Regensburg is cold. Colder than I’ve ever known, yet bright. And I’m all overcome with my love for February – clearest skies, bright white snow underfoot and more cocoa than I’ve drunk in a long while. I’m being kept busy: new classes, old faces, museum trips, visitors from near and far, ‘Vormittags der persönlichen Entdeckung’, elevenses […]
This week I played host to a very special visitor. We walked up to the sight of the city from on high, with a chill in our toes and warmth in our hearts. It was the perfect culmination to a magical week.
A few weeks ago a bunch of our friends jumped on a bus to Prague. Which makes it sounds spontaneous, when it was – in actuality – meticulously planned far in advance (thanks, Lucy!) I will never get over being able to board a train or bus and alight in another country. Living on an […]
Snow, a light dusting here and there, and then, today, white-dusted rooftops and icy pavements. Sweetness from my favourite colleagues. Abendessen at dear Rudi and Christl’s and the biggest spider I have ever seen! The birthday celebration of a sweet, new friend, complete with hilarious singing and dancing and homemade chocolate brownies. Night-time walks in […]