Dienstag, 30. August 2011

What helps me to sail my ship through the sea we call life?

I am not perfect, my ship does not get the best course at once. Sometimes I have to adjust its course. What me really helps during this time are my friends, my plants, taking care for others, time for myself and reading. At the moment I am reading a book written by Martha Beck. I have read it allready several times and it still helps me to grow.

Still windy weather in my life

I am still a bit confused. All I can do is to look into the future,

taking one step after another. My health issues, our renovation,

soon our move. I do not like changes (although some will be for the better).

I have to accept them and try to like (and perhaps love) them.

Montag, 29. August 2011

Allready feeling a bit better

Buga Koblenz 2011

Thank you for your sweet comments.

I am allready feeling better and was able to go to my date with radiation doc in the evening I was waiting for since some weeks. I got some radioactive med to see how my thyroid gland is working. He said he sees a cold thyroid nodule. He told me that is not so good and I will have to get my blood checked coz 10 per cent are cancerous and they can see it when they check the tumor markers. I will get a letter and than I can come again to get my blood checked.

Hey, and I was angry about nosebleeding and headache?

Need to get myself distracted with some sewing - fabrics I come!

Why again?

Today I am ill again.
Nosebleeding and a headache waked me early.
It did not stop.
I had to call ill at work.
I hate it when my body betrays me.
Why can I not be healthy?
And why have these things to visit me so often?

Sonntag, 28. August 2011


Hannover, 2011

Samstag, 27. August 2011

Seems it helps when I use my ...

... special mug.

I have a special mug. When I use this one I get usually very creative.
Today I used this mug.

The cake I made today must have been a very good and tasty cake coz my hubby could not stop to eat one piece and another piece...

And my sewing machine gets some attention today, too.
I started to sew some more bags. It seems to be addictive...

Last summer days

This pic was taken on one of my morning walks to work.

I love to walk here.

Thank you, thank you, thank you...

Look what I got in the mail yesterday.

So much goodies from Claudia I can not get all in one pic!

Thank you Claudia! You just made my day!

Freitag, 26. August 2011


Today I decided to show you a bit of my part of the world.

I hope you like it.

Sorry I can not show you the lovely cake i bought in Celle.

I ate it during the trainride.

Today it is hot again.

Humid hot.

I lost sweat in form of puddles when I reached home.

Today - Hannover

Today - Celle

Donnerstag, 25. August 2011

Mittwoch, 24. August 2011


Today was a very hot and humid day.
Sweat, sweat, sweat...
Seems my words have taken the same way as the sweat.
Miss them today.

Dienstag, 23. August 2011

Working like a bee

Today was a long and hard working day.

I worked as hard as a bee.

I came home very late.

Now it is allready dark.

Summer will soon be changing into autumn.

I love the taste of the fresh apples, new potatoes, plums...

It is the taste of these last summer days.

Montag, 22. August 2011

Today - a bag

yellow ribbon: farbenmix

red/orange/brown fabric: amy butler

corduroy: bought at the Holländische Stoffmarkt 2010.

Here you can find the tutorial to make the bag (Ratzfatztasche von farbenmix).

Sonntag, 21. August 2011

Sunday lullaby

This weekend was without much doing.
I slept very much. And I did some baking.
And I made a bag for a friend.
Soon it will be on its way to the USA.

Now I let my oven bake some pizza dought.
Closing the weekend with homemade pizza and wine.
Perhaps a bit fabric cutting in front of the tv later.

Samstag, 20. August 2011

Today - one of the darker corners

Hannover, Ihmezentrum 2011

Today - Linden street art

New street art on a house, Hannover - Linden 2011

Freitag, 19. August 2011

Hey, look at it. Do you see the green bug?

I didn't when I took this pic.

Here a big music festival is sending its music to my ears.

Three days of musik.

It is so near I can hear the music through the closed windows.

Mittwoch, 17. August 2011

The not so nice things

Sometimes you have to accept that not everything happens to your plans.
Sometimes that is a hard realisation.
Sometimes you wish you can change the reality.
Alltimes all you can do is to accept what is.

Sonntag, 14. August 2011


Today I saw a rare species of bird in the garden. I ran to grab my camera.

I tried from the balcony - to far away for a good shot. So down the stairs into the garden.

Open the backyard door and to the green. Just when I was two steps out of the door the bird was flying to our neighbour - I was not fast enough for a good pic.

So all I have to show today is this flie on yellow flowers, sorry.

Samstag, 13. August 2011

Today - isn't it lovely?

One of the sempervivum I got yesterday in a big parcel.

Freitag, 12. August 2011


Buga Koblenz 2011 ( I guess no sempervivum on this pic, but I love the colours)

I got the sempervivum for my garden.

They just got a nice place on our balcony.

It is allready dark, so I could not see very much of them.

Tomorrow I will try to see which is which.

Until then I will dream of them...

Mittwoch, 10. August 2011

On life

How seldom do I really live "Be brave"?

How often do I search refugee in the comfort of the known,

in fear of the unknown.

Do I not remember that everything changes?

The better outcome when I try to change, too - like history shows?

To spread new life the seed has to die.

To life a good life I need to let go off the dogmas I know.

Just staying in the moment - trying not to judge.

Looking for beauty and enjoying what I see.

Dienstag, 9. August 2011

Ok, here it goes...

... the winner of the pillow-cover is: Ana Eugenio.

Montag, 8. August 2011

Sewing adventure

I love to sew. I started sewing very early and made my own clothes in 8th grade. I loved it so much I stayed longer at school with some others to sew (or silkpaint or knit...) and came home late. I am not perfect in sewing, just love it. My current sewing machine is not perfect either. Today she crushed me one long side of the shawl I was sewing. (Not a normal shawl. No, a shawl made out of Liberty Tara Lawn fabric a relative brought back direct from London.)
It took me nearly two hours to fix it. I think I should buy myself a better sewing machine soon. I miss my old trustable Singer. I just can not get myself to buy something so expensive like a really good sewing machine. Hey, it would be just for my hobby.

Sonntag, 7. August 2011

Today -Fährmannsfest

I can hear the music now, not the singers, but the bass and some tunes, sitting in front of the pc at home.

Samstag, 6. August 2011

Today - clouds

Hannover 2011

Freitag, 5. August 2011


Lübeck, Hüxstrasse, shopwindow 2011

Today - give away (Closed)

Just a small glimpse before I start sewing:

I will make a Pillow-case 40cm*60cm.

I love birds - but I am allergic against them like against nearly every animal. I get pimples and coughing when I stay near them.

Do you have animals you love?

To get this pillow-case all you have to do is leave a comment before next monday.
I will choose a winner on Tuesday.
It's open international.


Pic taken on a bridge in Lübeck 2011

Donnerstag, 4. August 2011

Today - sound check

Today was the day they prepared the place for the party.

Sound-check and everything.

One part of the preparations werde these blue things

standing right at the streetside - not much for privacy,

but helping the trees for a better life, I guess.

Fährmannsfest is this weekend.

Mittwoch, 3. August 2011

Today - Lübeck

Just a daytrip away Lübeck and Travemünde were waiting for us today.

Lübeck, a beautiful town with old houses and lovely shops. And Travemünde, a smaller town near the waterfront.

Dienstag, 2. August 2011

It's blueberrytime

The best medicine ever...blueberries

Montag, 1. August 2011


I was ill.

I had spots I could not see well yesterday.

Something like a corona.

A really crazy thing.

And I got a headache.

Later on nosebleeding...

and nosebleeding waked me today.

Poor me on holidays.