From ridiculous to sublime

Snuggled up on the sofa in front of the TV on a wet and windy Sunday afternoon watching ' High Society' with my daughter, I can't help myself admiring Grace Kelly's outfits. 'Mum, every time we watch this movie you say: look how beautiful this coat is!' She is right, I love the simplicity of … Continue reading From ridiculous to sublime

The Button Tin

From my memoir 'to Paris for lunch' There was a button tin in my Oma Elsa's dining room. It was a dining room next to a small kitchen in a two bedroom apartment in the centre of Dusseldorf. The button tin was full of odd buttons. Originally it had been an old coffee tin with … Continue reading The Button Tin