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Mid-March, not yet spring

February / March is birthday season at our house. On February 19th we celebrated Paddy’s 17th birthday – as usual, in the middle of semester break. Somehow it seems much easier to grasp the idea of Christopher being nineteen (in … Weiterlesen

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Quiet Christmas

It was already quite clear to everyone in September that Christmas this year could not possibly be a joyous time for any of us. While we were in Michigan Daniel took us to the “biggest Christmas store in the world”, … Weiterlesen

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That was then, this is now

Since Paddy always complains about the ridiculous pictures I take with my phone, when I was looking for something else recently and found our old digital camera instead, I decided to try that one. I especially wanted to take a … Weiterlesen

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Lost Month

Now where did May go? In part, of course, May went to Berlin for a few days, where I enjoyed an art marathon with friends at the Berlin Biennale. Another part of May went to Amsterdam, where I thoroughly enjoyed … Weiterlesen

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April is the cruelest month

„April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land“T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Spring has always been a stressful time for us. Since Peter always needs to have instruments ready to show at the international early music … Weiterlesen

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Christmas? What?

It has been several years now since we have gone away for Christmas, even longer since we had visitors here. Without people gathering for Christmas, it just isn’t really very exciting. However, I hadn’t actually completely repressed the whole idea … Weiterlesen

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Seth and Paddy bake a cake

Seth and Paddy bake a cake Originally uploaded by aderieg For some mysterious reason, Paddy and Seth decided to bake a cake today. There has been a lot of talk about cakes recently, because in the play „The Last Days … Weiterlesen

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Enough Food for the Last Days of Humanity

This morning I had to rush to get to the shops in time before they closed at noon, but I just made it. At the butcher’s shop, when the woman started packing everything up for me, I had the feeling … Weiterlesen

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Touching down at home base

We have all been busy recently, but for the moment we have all touched down at home base to regroup, so to speak. Over the weekend I was in Vienna taking part in an exhibition and a day of presentations. … Weiterlesen

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