A Prussian Tale

Here's a little winter's tale. I'm celebrating the festive period with my friends and family so I'll be back on Jan 7th. I hope you all have a fabulous break and my best wishes for 2017. My Father’s parents came from East Prussia. Their childhood could not have been more different to mine. In fact, … Continue reading A Prussian Tale

Christmas Magic – ‘click here for next day delivery’

Hearing my daughter shout from her room, 'Mum, I just have to write something else on my list for Santa!', made me think about how excited I used to be about Christmas. I can still remember the best ever present I got from Santa or Christkind, as we say in Germany.  When I was little, … Continue reading Christmas Magic – ‘click here for next day delivery’

Terence and Talulah (A Christmas tragedy!)

'Sorry Nicole, I have to meet you a bit later today, Terence is not feeling well.' 'I am so sorry to hear this, Jo, what is the matter with him?' Who is Terence??   I am trying to remember, but it's been a while since I spoke to Jo and she knows so many people. … Continue reading Terence and Talulah (A Christmas tragedy!)