Author Archives: amandalindsey

Christmas Leftovers

As everyone, we are now trying to get through our Christmas left overs without wasting anything. So boxing day morning I decided to make our Christmas dinner leftovers into a breakfast of savoury crepes. This is so easy, you can … Continue reading

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Tea from strangers on trains

We had Strangers with Razors during my first weeks in Germany and now nearly four years later the nice ‘born in Southern China, lives & works in Taiwan, went to University in Toronta and identifies as Canadian’ business man in the … Continue reading

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Schnippeldisko

Thursday 8th of May I went to a party, where over 2 thousand people were invited, 538 people RSVP’d yes, and everyone was asked to bring a knife… …and a cutting board. Düsseldorf’s first ‘Schnippeldisko – Krumme Möhren und schräg … Continue reading

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Meet Reginald!

I am in constant pursuit of turning my little apartment into a castle. Of course, castles generally have mounted deer heads or other game. What about when you’re an animal loving environmentalist and all about sustainability? Make one! I found this … Continue reading

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Two girls on the search for an all natural, socially and environmentally responsible foundation that actually works!

I’ve done this before, and with deodorant, and with skin care, and with food and with everything. When, however many years ago it was now, I suddenly had this epiphany that I couldn’t buy anything if I didn’t know who … Continue reading

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Monday night Marmalade

With a collection of citrus fruits going bad there was nothing else for it but to make marmalade. I’ve made a citrus jam or marmalade (no idea what the difference is or why there is one, must look that up … Continue reading

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A nice bit of crumpet…

It’s funny how not being able to have something, even if you didn’t have it so often when you could get it, tends to make you crave it. In Germany crumpets are not sold in supermarkets (or I haven’t ever … Continue reading

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