"There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions." - Bill McKibben I know it’s going back a while, but you might remember that we got our Christmas tree at the end of November. We had one day home from Germany before the … Continue reading Christmas in London, and a visit to Lux
"Eile mit Weile" ("Make haste with leisure") - Unknown, German proverb. If I understand correctly, this proverb is about the importance of balance. It is important o have goals, but if you are too focused on achieving and not taking time to smell the roses, then you're missing out. So, in the spirit of all things … Continue reading Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Germany!
"If you don’t know history, you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree." – Michael Crichton This week, my greatest challenge was choosing a quote. My biggest adventure in November was in continuing to connect with my large network of extended family from and still living … Continue reading I’m a leaf who wants to see the tree
“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I know, I know, this quote WOULD have been perfect for my October post- but I found it now, and November is when we spotted this gigantic leaf on the path outside our flat so I'm using … Continue reading Steampunk and Christmas trees