It’s true that weekends here can be tricky – for the local and visitor alike. At least in Continental Europe, pretty much everything is closed on Sunday and many small shops close early on Saturday. (In our neighborhood in Hamburg, everything except the grocery store is closed by 2pm on Continue Reading
This past weekend my husband and I took a quick day trip to Lübeck, Germany, about 45 minutes by train from Hamburg. Our first order of business: get to as many of the antique shops and auction houses (Auktionshaus in German) as we could before they begin closing at 2pm! (Small Continue Reading
Yes, I’m saying bye-bye to The Daily Bauble. Why the goodbye? After a year of (almost) daily blogging about a different unique piece of jewelry in my collection, it’s time to move on to another exciting jewelry project. I’ll still be blogging about jewelry here – but on a weekly basis, and in greater Continue Reading
Visiting Ravenna with friends from the area, I sported a very modern take on jewelry (golden paper clip-looking earrings from a northern Minnesota flea market), which were a perfect juxtaposition to the Catholic church Byzantine church. -k.