The Dø

The french band The Dø is for sure no insider tip anymore, but still I get the urge to present them here today. I adore the voice of singer Olivia Merilahti, love the rhythm of their songs and I’m sometimes struck by their texts which seem to come right out of my life… What’s wrong …

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Paul Chiappe

Can you believe THESE are pencil drawings in an incredible tiny scale?! I just learned about Scottish artist Paul Chiappe from the jealous curator, an art blog I am totally addicted to.  

November Cake

Okay, this cake is termed „November Cake“, but you can eat it the whole winter long. The name is just a form of self-control. Otherwise one would begin to bake the first of this chocolate-apple-cinammon treat in early August. Picture by Franzi I love this cake. Always and forever…. not only in November! Recipe: Serves …

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Knitted Skirts

They are cozy AND stylish… Knitted skirts are perfect for the cold season. I just can’t decide, which one to choose: Debenhams Urban Outfitters Forever 21 Miss Selfridge

Local Listening

There is so much musical potential around us… Great bands can be found everywhere. Here are my three local music heroes: PLAY AND REWIND (next gigs: 8.12. HH and 9.12. HB) JOGA CLUB (next gig OS 3.12., Bastard Club) CAUGHT INDIE ACT (next gig 23.12. OS Kleine Freiheit, Kapelle Kapelle Vol. III)

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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