Tag Archives: Alpspitze

Message in a Bottle

Dear Friends, Messages have been placed in bottles and thrown into the ocean for more than 2000 years by star-crossed lovers, explorers and scientists. Theophrastus, an ancient Greek philosopher, used message-filled bottles in a science experiment in 310 BC while Christopher Columbus put a report of his journey into a bottle and tossed it overboard …

Continue reading

There’s No Place Like Home

Dear Friends, Sue’s word a week challenge theme this week is Mountains, which led me to reminisce about my own high altitude home. So I have written this nostalgic rhyme in its honour. Ode to Alpspitze Though I live so far away My mountain home will always stay In my heart and in my soul. Come! I’ll take you for …

Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Merge

Dear Friends, The weather changes constantly in my mountain home of Alpspitze. This day it was showery one minute and brilliant sunshine the next, and the rainbow lasted so long that it merged into the landscape. Was there a pot of gold at the end of it? I searched in the forest but the legendary riches …

Continue reading

Happy Birthday to me!

Happy Birthday to me! It’s my first birthday – a year since I left Alpspitze, in the Bavarian Alps in Germany, to travel the world. I love to yodel and I’m prepared to try anything once. Come along and share the ride with me!

Continue reading