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There’s a German saying which goes “Wenn einer eine Reise tut, so kann er was verzählen” (if someone goes on a journey, he has stories to tell). Well, that’s definitely true for the trip I had to Oberstdorf… On about … Continue reading

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Well, for me it starts today – I am on my way to Oberstdorf for the Allgäuer Nadelstiche. There will be yarns, and nalbinding workshops at our booth, and there will be mountains in the background and coffee and good … Continue reading

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I’m back home, and as usually after a fair, today was spent puttering around cleaning, re-ordering and putting things away. With most of the stock loaded into the car, after-fair-time is the perfect time to give the storage areas the … Continue reading

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I’m back home from the fair, and now there’s a nice stretch of time without fairs, for a change – time to take care of all the other things that need doing. As always, it was great fun to share … Continue reading

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It’s fair time again – I am packing up my stuff and leaving for the Nadelwelt. This is one of the most exciting fairs for me each year, in the huge buildings of the Karlsruhe fair halls, right in the … Continue reading

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I had a beyond wonderful time at the last fair – a lot of people stopped by to say hello that I see way, way too rarely; I had lovely food (Margit treated me to Königsburger Klopse for one dinner) … Continue reading

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The peach tree has started to bloom (probably because it felt like if Dutch trees are doing it, it should go ahead as well), my food for the weekend is all prepped and chilling in the fridge waiting to be … Continue reading

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