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Easter Hare

Yesterday, good Friday  I saw a big bird of prey circling over the field behind our house.  Also saw a small orange spot and figured it was Sien lying low. Robin and me called but she did not come, maybe she was scared of the bird, very wise. So I set out to go and...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of you!! Wishing you a lovely 2013 full of happiness, love, laughter, specials moments and all that in good health.This was my year, our year, of me and hubby, buying a house together and renovating it. Before we did that we went on a trip to...

Belgium Obsolete

We finally got the keys to our house in the Netherlands,so I'm adjusting all my banners which still had Belgium in the name. So a new banner for this blog, my etsy shop and my twitter-account. All thanks to the talented Alex from Ralev, who designed my logo in the...

Spiders

This year we got unexceptionally many nests of little spiders in our garden. As any baby animal, even these are just so cute, all bundled up together in a ball. When something upsets their nest, they start crawling all over the place, such fun to...

Jane Goodall

Last Friday I was fortunate to be able to listen and meet Jane Goodall in real life. She visited the GaiaZoo in Kerkraden, the Netherlands. I had counted on listening, so when I had a change to speek a few words with her I went completely blank and just mumbled some...

Moving

Somewhere in June, July we'll be moving. We found an house from 1928 in the a tiny village in Zeeland in the Netherlands. It has been for sale for 4 years and the price had come down considerable to something we could afford. Which we could not imagine it ever would,...

Lapland day 4

We had set our alarm at 2 and 4 in the night to see if the skies had cleared, but no such luck, snow kept falling through the night. We had to say goodbye to Lapland without really seeing the Northern lights.After breakfast, it was time to say good bye to the new...

Lapland day 3

A flying visit as this was was already our last full day in Lapland.We had another lovely breakfast, with porridge and hot chocolate and much moreAfter breakfast it was time to go snow shoeing, I had in mind the  racket for tennis type thingies, but that has changed...

Lapland day 2

As it was dark when we arrived at the Wilderness Hotel, we only saw where we had ended up in the morning. We had heard the howling and barking of the huskies and saw they were just outside our window behind the wooden fence/screen. I had waken up in the night and the...