Chauvet 2. A Nr. 1 Cave.

Honestly, I am a bit embarrassed to write about our summer trip, but at the time, the numbers were low. Also, our trip to Seattle had already been cancelled and we so needed a break from all the homeschooling and home office stress. I guess we needed a break from home. The plan was to […]

My bug loving girl. Really!

My girl and I share a lot of characteristics, but when it comes to bugs, we are the opposite. Because she actually loves them. And I really didn’t. But kids do not only learn from us. I learnt from Janne to marvel at these miniature creatures, slowly overcoming my own fears for them along the […]

Homegoing. By Yaa Gyasi

I finally managed to finish a book again! Hurray! And what a book! Homegoing. By Yaa Gyasi. The book, first published in 2016, follows the paths of two halfsisters from Ghana over their descendants for eight generations. While one sister marries an English slave trader,  her halfsister – unknown to her – is imprisoned and […]

Call Me by Your Name.

I have been wanting to present you a new book for some time now, but I haven’t been able to find one worthy of a blog post. Mallory sent me ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ by George Saunders which I thought would be a winner as it won the Man Booker Prize. But it just made […]

Paperwork times Countries.

It is hard to imagine now, but on Monday, March, 9 of this year all four of us were standing in a very crowded place in Frankfurt: the American Embassy. Why? Because we were still planning our trip to Seattle and Willem needed a new American passport. According to the American-German family in front of […]

Social Isolation Happiness

Two weeks ago, I planned to write today about something we all know and “love”: paperwork. But we live in a different world now. Things have been co-ra-zy. So, you will have to wait for two more weeks.  Last week, Frederik was still in Switzerland on an extended group meeting for work in a ski […]