The Changing Seasons – July 2020

  It’s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch! Apart from reading books – (The Cockroach by Ian McEwan, How the Dead Speak by Val McDermid, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, The Near Witch by V. E. Schwab, Hear the Wind Sing by HarukiContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – July 2020”

The Changing Seasons – June 2020 & Corvid 2020 Wrap-Up

It’s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch! And also, because I failed to do so yet, I’m including my wrap-up for Tracy‘s wonderful Corvid 2020 Weekly Challenge, that, like all good things have to at one point, has come to an end.   I haven’t taken manyContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – June 2020 & Corvid 2020 Wrap-Up”

Corvid 2020 Weekly Challenge #9

My wonderful friend Tracy from over at Reflections of An Untidy Mind started a lovely new blog challenge nine weeks ago – the Corvid 2020 Weekly Challenge. Here’s a little snippet from her, so you know what it’s all about: “Corvids are birds belonging to the Corvidae family, encompassing ravens, crows, magpies, jays and nutcrackers.Continue reading “Corvid 2020 Weekly Challenge #9”

Unbelievably Selfish

  In case you´re wondering whom I´m accusing of being unbelievably selfish – it´s me! Yes, really. I can´t believe that I’m actually that kind of person, but it´s true. I mean – look at all those fabulous blogs out there and me having silently enjoyed reading them like a squirrel hoarding and guarding itsContinue reading “Unbelievably Selfish”

Jurassic Park

This is the third and last part of my recent trip to the Berlin Aquarium (click here for parts 1 and 2) where we´re going to have a look at the reptiles and lizards. If you happen to know more about any of these, please feel free to share! As we leave the first floorContinue reading “Jurassic Park”

Squirrel Appreciation Day

  Today is the International Squirrel Appreciation Day, and how better to celebrate it than by sharing with you some of my favorite photos I´ve shot over the years in a near-by park. Here´s a way to show your appreciation for these lovely animals: go for a walk in your nearest park, forest… and depositContinue reading “Squirrel Appreciation Day”

A Day at the Zoo – part 2

Are you ready to continue our walk through the Berlin Zoo? 😉 Then let´s begin! After having strolled through the monkey´s house, I headed straight to that part of the Zoo that holds many of my very favorite animals. One of them are seals of all kinds. I can never stop admiring their streamlined eleganceContinue reading “A Day at the Zoo – part 2”

A Day at the Zoo – part 1

  Now that the days are getting brighter and longer, I´m up again for wandering around. At the end of March we had very nice and warm weather (not so much now – it´s like winter has come back to show us that he´s not a sissy), and as I own an annual ticket forContinue reading “A Day at the Zoo – part 1”

It came, sniffed and gobbled up…

    It´s been a long time since I could go out for a walk, over 5 weeks now that I have been battling an infection of my sinuses. I normally don´t run to the doctor, so in the beginning, I waited for two weeks to see if it would get better. It didn’t. So,Continue reading “It came, sniffed and gobbled up…”

Sepia Spell – Frowning Lion

    This beautiful carved lion just caught my eye and begged me to take a picture of him… of course I was only too eager to fulfill his wish 😉   Wishing you all a very beautiful and lovely week! xxx