Franzi

November delights

It’s grey and cold outside. So, some treats are needed desperately. Here they come… ASA crockery in knit design. Funny felt birds from skandi-chick (Photo by Franzi, seen at Schäffer, Osnabrück). Ball christmas pyramid from the German Erzgebirge. Floral Ice Cubes. This photo from oh_cloudberry. Fortune cookies necklace. Beautiful maiden braids and DIY instruction. … …

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Elliott Erwitt

I stumbled over the work of advertising and documentary photographer Elliott Erwitt in an art museums book store and was immediately struck by the subtle meanings and irony in his pictures. Many of them made me laugh out loud and some are quite shocking in their honesty. You find a few impressions on this website. …

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Granny Ruths potato stew („saure Kartoffelstückchen“)

Every time I visited my grand parents as a child and my granny Ruth asked me, what I would like to eat I answered: „Saure Kartoffelstückchen“. I am so glad I was clever enough to ask her after the recipe before she was gone… Despite I eat it through all seasons, it is the ultimate …

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American Apparel

Every time I see an American Apparel store I have to go inside. The clothes are just so elementary basic… you can wear them with everyhing and in most cases it doesn’t matter whether you are male or female… ingenious! Denim Long Sleeve Button-Up Shirt. Unisex Winter Jacket. Polka Dot Chiffon Oversized Button-Up. Colourful Opaque …

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Delirium

Delirium by Lauren Oliver Since this category is named Arts and BOOKS, today I will present you one of the best books I read this year: Delirium by Lauren Oliver. I only realised on the book fair in Franfurt (where the german edition was advertised) that the book is destined for teens. Nevertheless, I really …

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Delicious Fig Recipes

I’m really into figs. And they are so versatile. I searched the web for some new recipes and these are my top three: Brandied Fig and Walnut Loaf …I really like home-made bread. Bread & Butter Pudding with Honeyed Figs Fig, hazelnut, apple, and pecorino crostata … perfect for cool and stormy fall days. Bon …

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Gotye

…or Wouter „Wally“ De Backer is an incredible Belgium-Australian singer-songwriter, who is responsible for my private song of the year „Somebody I used to know“. In Australia Gotye is already quite successful, with both the album and the single at number one on the Australian charts. In Germany his new album „Making Mirrors“ will not be …

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