Monthly Archives: September 2011

Rare Visitor

One thing I like about having a garden is that it attracts its fair share of butterflies (I love butterflies). We usually get European Peacocks, Cabbage Whites, Small Tortoiseshells, Common Brimstones and with luck the occasional Swallowtail. Lately, a Red … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day

1920s German constable getting his geese in a row… The Berlinische Galerie will be showing the works of photographer Friedrich Seidenst├╝cker (1882 – 1966) this winter. An exhibition I’ll make sure not to miss! A few more of his gems … Continue reading

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I have to work this Sunday, and on a terribly boring project to boot. Last Sunday, however, I took advantage of the slight drizzle to spend most of the day on the terrace repotting a lot of my plants, listening … Continue reading

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