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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 …

I Will Drink To Your Health

Barbara Klein English: 23 Comments

  Today is the first of October and I wish you a healthy start to it! This morning I started my day with a glass of my home made grape juice. Did I tell you that it is 100 % pure nature, nothing added, no stabiliser, no citric acid, no sugar, no nothing.   Cheers! There is a strong smell …

A Hands On, Mouth Full And Brain Spinning Kind of Experience

Barbara Klein food, wine 37 Comments

Plate to Page Workshop at Meare Court Farm in Somerset UK, from May 18 – 21, 2012 Meare Court Farm For months I have been looking forward to this weekend in Somerset: The Plate2Page Workshop, three days of food writing and photography. “Gently” led and guided by those four formidable professional ladies: Jamie of Life’s a Feast Jeanne of Cook Sister! …

Night on the Rhine

Barbara Klein Basel 32 Comments

The last day of January, 2012 Last night we went to the opening of an exhibition at the Tinguely Museum in Basel: Face to Face II, photographic portraits of artists by Vera Isler. Vera Isler is a multitalented Swiss artist, born in Germany in 1931 and sent to Switzerland by her caring and worried parents in 1936. In 1980, due …