5 Fragen am Fünften - September 2019

5 Fragen am Fünften – September 2019

It is September and Luzia Pimpinella asked more questions for her five-questions-each-month-project. 1. What do you consider yourself too good for? The first thing that came to my mind: ironing. ...


Week in review: 9 – 15 September 2019

This was the first weekend to ourselves this month. Two weeks ago we went to Boston to pick up my car, last weekend my boyfriend’s sister visited us – this ...

Friday's Five

Friday’s Five

1. This morning fall was definitely in the air and I wore a long, warm cardigan and wrapped myself in an over-sized scarf. It is the right time to sip ...


Weeks in review: 26 August - 8 September 2019 | janavar

Weeks in review: 26 August – 8 September 2019

Summer vacation has ended and I am back to my everyday life ...
Recipe: Blackberry Mint Bread | janavar

Recipe: Blackberry Mint Bread

Blackberries are my favorite type of fruit. They and black mulberries, but ...
Week in review: 19 - 25 August 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 19 – 25 August 2019

There is a whiff of change in the air. Since Friday evening ...

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Weeks in review: 5 - 18 August 2019

Weeks in review: 5 – 18 August 2019

The last two weeks were wonderful – we spent the first of these at the EJC in England and this week I enjoyed being at home. I finally feel properly relaxed. When I had a first call about work a few days ago, I felt how I was slowly getting warmed up. But for now […]

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5 Fragen am Fünften - August 2019 | janavar

5 Fragen am Fünften – August 2019

Since it is August, it is also time for more questions from Luzia Pimpinella‘s five-questions-each-month-project. This month it is all about summer and vacation. 1. How often do you start a sentence with “When I was your age …”? Not that often I believe. I hated that comparison when I was growing up and I […]

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Impressions from European Juggling Convention 2019

When my boyfriend asked me in March if I wanted to go to the European Juggling Convention (EJC) with him, I immediately booked my flights – not because of the juggling part, but because I wanted to go on vacation with him. My interest in juggling was basically zero, unless you count that I used […]

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My Shower Products

When we looked for an apartment, one of my priorities was to have a bath tub. (Fyi, my first priority was of course finding a cat friendly apartment, and then I had written a list of ten priorities almost all of which were fulfilled.) Then I took over most of the space on the shower […]

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Week in review: 29 July – 4 August 2019

Hi from England! Strictly speaking from an old RAF field just outside of Newark-on-Trent where we are to attend the European Juggling Convention (please read: my boyfriend attends it actively, I am the accompanying girlfriend and a passive watcher). I believe it is not too far away from Nottingham. When we picked up out rental […]

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