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There was, of course, not only paddling and looking at scenery and architecture. There was also hanging out to relax. And, importantly: There was coffee, and cake, and knitting. With 2019 being the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, and the … Continue reading

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Before the summer is all over, and the holiday pics get buried in the digital stack that is ever growing, here is how our paddling trip went. We started out on the Elbe river close to the Czech border, in … Continue reading

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So what else is there to tell about my Dublin adventures? There was a talk about medieval textiles and textile crafts, which was very well received according to what I heard afterwards. I had the pleasure of sharing that panel … Continue reading

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I mentioned badge ribbons in yesterday’s post, and some of you may have wondered what that is. This is one of the things I was introduced to back in London, at my first WorldCon, and I had so much fun … Continue reading

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Dublin was… exciting, and wonderful, even though getting there was a tiny bit scary – I knew I’d be travelling alone, and taking two large suitcases. Plus a backpack. Plus a handbag… maxing out my luggage allowance on all counts. … Continue reading

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The last part of the excursion was a visit to Hütscheroda – that’s a small place in Thuringia which calls itself “the wild cat village“. Wild cats live in the forest next to the village – but these critters are … Continue reading

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A while ago, we got surprised by an offer to participate in an excursion organised by the BUND (which is a nature protection organisation) – to go see some very special, protected forests such as the Hohe Schrecke (page all … Continue reading

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