Forgetting Oma Ostpreussen

(From my memoir ‘to Paris for lunch’) I feel very honoured to have been asked to publish more tales about my family, so here is another one: My Father’s parents’ house was always such a busy place when we all came to visit, especially when it was Oma Erna's birthday. We would arrive with a … Continue reading Forgetting Oma Ostpreussen

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’