Monthly Archives: September 2013

SUMMER SHOES IN AUTUMN

A while ago I bought summer sandals for little money from a decent shoe shop. Only back home did I discover that they are made in China and plastic, and of course hurt my delicate skin, so I banned them … Continue reading

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FAMILY ALBUM – the hats an their maker, 1940s

One of my style icons is my boyfriends grandmother. She was a hat maker and I found some stunning pictures of her as a young woman, shot in the 30s or 40s. She died a few years ago before I … Continue reading

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SUMMER CAME BACK

After a few days of rain, summer returned with bright sunlight here in Croatia and we headed over to the beach with our dog Nika. The sea has already cooled down and for me it was too cold to swim, … Continue reading

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FASHION CHALLENGE: rain & bike

At least up here in the Northern hemisphere, summer is over and winter is knocking at the door – which means fall with its beautiful light and late sunny afternoons, well in an ideal world. Reality looks more like this: … Continue reading

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Mystic Motovun

How ever the weather is, Motovun in central Istria never fails to work its magic. Perched on a hilltop, it offers stunning views and somehow the weather is always special. The food is amazing, with truffles being typical for the … Continue reading

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road tripping in terra magica – Istrija

To avoid the rain, we ventured out into the Istrian peninsula to go hiking, visit medieval hilltop villages and enjoy the good food…

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Outfit >Post nO 1

I found this skirt in the stash of clothes I left behind at home in Berlin. It stems from the start of my red-and-blue period when I decided I needed to wear more of these colours. I bought it in … Continue reading

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Rijeka, Northern Adriatic

Weatherwise, this must be the wedding season of gypsies, as an old Croatian saying states that when the sun shines and it rains at the same time, gypsies get married. And there was a lot of rain and not quite … Continue reading

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while away…

while I was away enjoying myself in an offline world (yes, there is one!), I got a few new followers! As I am still new in this whole blogging world, I was first happy, but on a closer look also … Continue reading

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family album: kids in trees

My grandmother did not keep photo albums, but boxes with random pictures. I found some of my father’s older siblings and discovered a whole series of kids in trees. I tried to reconstruct which trees they climbed in, but as … Continue reading

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