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2015 In Pictures – A Review

Barbara Klein Basel, blog, dog, food, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand 5 Comments

I did it last year so here we go again: For hours I have been perusing my pictures of 2015, other people might prefer to look it up in their agendas or diaries, browse their credit cards statements or book orders on Amazon (I will not do that, I have only read trivial fiction!), or – if you have a …

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Barbara Klein blog, English: 7 Comments

  When I was young Valentine’s Day was unknown in Switzerland. I was also ignorant about its gory origins. Funny, only today my Mom told me about it. It must be in our genes, probably that’s where my quirky sense of humour stems from. February 14 is my father’s birthday, he would have turned 94 this year. My Dad died …

Liebster Blog Award

Barbara Klein Uncategorized 23 Comments

  Liebster Blog Award – From Christmas to New Year Present What was your favourite Christmas present this year? Can you beat mine: Muriel of French Yummy Mummy offered me this lovely present just in time for Christmas:     Thank you so much, Muriel, it has been more than a pleasure getting to know you in real life in …