Carrying on from my last post when B came to visit... 27 Dec 2018 - Thursday We decided to go traditional and take B for some grub at a neighbourhood bakery in Winterhude where where Airbnb was. So breakfast was brötchen galore! I fell in love with Frischkäse aka Fresh Cheese this trip. It's a … Continue reading B visits Hamburg.
22 Dec 2018 - Saturday. An hour's flight away and we were in Hamburg where Ute greeted us and had us home in Buhholtz a jiffy. She prepared us a warm, cosy bed for the night and even... had cute little pieces of chocolates on our pillows so that we'd dream sweet dreams. 23 Dec … Continue reading A Very Merry Hamburger Christmas.
This, well last, Christmas, Florian and I decided that we weren't going to gift each other presents. Instead, we were going to treat ourselves to a meal in London. After going through various blogs and websites, we finally whittled it down to Hélène Darroze at the Connaught - a two-Michelin starred restaurant with French chef … Continue reading Hélène Darroze at the Connaught, London.
Our last overseas trip for 2018 commenced with Flo and I going to London via Dubai. It wasn't the most fantastic flight but we reached London Gatwick where we were picked up by Dad and Uncle D. We arrived at around 6am in the morning so by the time we were out of the airport, … Continue reading London Dec 2018.
In Singapore, you get married, then you live together. Flo and I did the more Western thing and lived together before getting married. I can see the pros and cons in both. The Asian thinking is that if you are married before moving in together, you'll work harder at making sure the relationship succeeds. Perhaps. … Continue reading It Takes a Village… to Make a Wedding.