Category Archives: holidays

There was, of course, not only paddling and looking at scenery and architecture. There was also hanging out to relax. And, importantly: There was coffee, and cake, and knitting. With 2019 being the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, and the … Continue reading

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Before the summer is all over, and the holiday pics get buried in the digital stack that is ever growing, here is how our paddling trip went. We started out on the Elbe river close to the Czech border, in … Continue reading

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I’m back from my breather, and it was a wonderful time – there was holiday knitting, and there was bouldering, and some quality shopping for things I cannot get here, and there were walks in sunny weather and a bit … Continue reading

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As is usual when you travel, you discover things that are very different from home, and things that are similar, and things that are almost the same. In some ways, Finland seemed very similar to here – the people are … Continue reading

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After the WorldCon, we had a bit more than a week left in Helsinki – plenty of time to get to know the city a little better. So we went to see the sights. There were, of course, churches, among … Continue reading

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Here we are, rolling inexorably towards the end of the year and the longest night of the year, so here are a few odds and ends if you’re still looking for stuff to add into your personal mix of seasonal … Continue reading

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Another year is over – it really flew by… and today, my calendar reminded me, gently, that it is blogiversary day. I started this blog in December 2008, when I was starting to work freelance full-time, so it is turning … Continue reading

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