Do you love to read? Are you a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien? Then today is the perfect day to look for The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings or The Silmarillion on your shelves and browse through them. As today is the Tolkien-Reading-Day that the British Tolkien Society launchend in 2003.Continue reading “For Tolkien Fans”
Of Quilting I heard the first time when I watched 1995 the filme „An American Quilt“ with the young Winona Ryder, „Wow“, I thought then, „how much work that is, I could never done it“. Therefore I asked my dear husband, to buy a quilt for our bed, when we saw it at a market on Bali (picture of the day). Never had I thought that I would someday start to quilt myself.Continue reading “Quilting Day”
Today is the international women’s day and several collegues were congratulating me. A friend told me that in her organisation the boss gives roses to all women. Isn’t that somehow sneering at us?Continue reading “International women’s day – a party day?”
The other day I saw a free design by Orange Elephant Embroidery. Obviously a design for a War Remembrance Day, but Flanders Fields I did not know. So I started to reseach and learnt that Continue reading “In Flanders Fields”
During my schooltime I never would have believed that I ever would take a look into the dark chapter of the late German history – the second world war. Because in my time there was no other topic in history lessons and at every school exchange it was said that we did these to make amends for that war. Then I thought to myself, why I as a daughter of a child born after the war was troubled with this and why history was not left alone.
Since then the world has changed, I have changed. And so I Continue reading “Tell it noone – November 9th a turning point in German history”