Arthur Conan Doyle · Saarbrücken · Sherlock · Sherlock Holmes · SherloCon 2018 · victorian fashion

SherloCon 2018

So in May I also got to visit the SherloCon 2018 in Saarbrücken, Germany, hosted by Deutsche Sherlock Holmes Gesellschaft! What a wonderful experience, especially because most visitors were dressed in Victorian fashion, including my sister and myself. The Victorian dress I'm wearing was tailored by my 77 years old mom. I love it and… Continue reading SherloCon 2018

Bücher · Bücherrückblick

Bücherrückblick: April 2018 (German entry!)

Wer ein Fan von Inspector Barnaby und Miss Marple ist, wird die Krimi-Kurzgeschichten rund ums beschauliche Cherringham lieben! Ermittlerduo sind die alleinerziehende Mutter von zwei Kindern und der ehemalige NYPD Detective Jack, der in den cozy Cotswolds auf einem Hausboot lebt. Die Fälle sind leicht geschrieben und eignen sich für einen gemütlichen Lesenachmittag.

Ireland · irish history

The Gaelic Harp — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

No musical instrument has ever had to carry so much baggage, surely, as the Irish harp. It has been the symbol both of Ireland under English rule and of the Irish Free State. Unadorned, on a green background, it was a rebel flag in 1916. While its earliest origins are lost, the Irish harp has […]… Continue reading The Gaelic Harp — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland