I feel like chatting a bit…so here is a blah blah blah post and therefore it will be filled with blah photos ;)
Last Saturday my husband and i awoke and realized at breakfast that we both had a huge to-do list – and so we decided it would be again a weekend running errands and working. Until we arrived at the post office….Yep – it is the post office’s fault! In fact it is always their fault, but that is a different blah blah post ;)
We had a nice christmas package in our hand to send out to the States…and there it was: THE LINE: coming out of the postoffice onto the street, around the corner….and we know THIS Postoffice…it is the one where regardless of which day, which time, which season, only 2 of the 5 counters are occupied with staff. So we figured 1 hour waiting time minimum…and that is where we got the EVIL PLAN ….let’s just not do what we should do….let’s just enjoy the day and do fun stuff – YEAH
First we went to our favorite hole in the wall Asian place and ate a nice coconut soup. And then we met like gazillions of neighbors and friends outside and chatted like nuts (maybe that is where the chatty part stuck to me for this post- hahahaha) . Then my husband picked up one of my Christmas Gifts…I was only allowed to take a peak but it is a 60s vintage dress made by my friend Katja just for me…(she knows my measurements well and is an awesome movie and tv costume designer :) )
The weather was beautiful for a December day…look at the sky and the tv tower…I think I haven’t seen the needle in months….since it was all foggy and rainy the last couple weeks.
and now close your eyes if you have problems with “BAD” words….I didn’t choose the name, don’t blame me, don’t send me angry emails, don’t unfriend me or call me….I’m just posting where I was :)
This is a trade show sponsored by etsy and it was the coolest inspiring thing EVER. AWESOME – we picked up a lot of Christmas presents, and got ourselves some little gifts too :) I got myself this cozy pearl necklace enclosed in a fine knitted wool tube. Looks cool! All handmade stuff and soooo amazing – I did not take many photos- I always have a weird feeling taking photos at creative booths. It looks as if you are going to steal their ideas, know what I mean, but I guess that is just me?
Oh I can’t wait till next year again – I tell you! And my favorite was, when you talked to the designers how they made the things – and how they lit up when you told them how awesome their idea is. Because you know…there is the grumpy peeps around too, that just raise their shoulders and do the spitting “pheww- what is THIS? and why should I pay more money for HANDMADE- that is so retro”. Well..take your spit somewhere else…
Yummie beetroot-ginger-salt and chocolate cookie dough mixture as well as free fun wrapping paper. And then it was time to part….and do a little loop through one of my favorite shopping streets (small designer stores ) in Hamburg- Marktstraße.
Wondering once again when stepping along, who from city planning had this incredible STUPID idea to build the convention center over this beautiful old building, being reminded that this is the way Hamburg rolls, we do not really cherish our old buildings. And then forgot about it again when I stepped in the coolest store carrying original 50s/60s and 70s shoes….UNWORN! They do get those from shoe manufacturers – never sold . Yeah – because I’m a picky girl- I do not like to buy worn shoes….but I want the orignal stuff and here we go! They go perfect with my sailor vintage dress and I believe with my Christmas present…ahem…not that I really know that – LOL
And then it was wrapping gifts and chillin’ under the christmas tree…and as I wanted to take a photo of the tree, little Niles sneaked in, as if to say “HEY….you were gone the whole day, what about this?”
So now back to work, actually I’m at the post office right now for the next ten hours…remember….the christmas package to the States? ….Hope you made it through the blah blah -LOL
Have a gorgeous non-blah-day
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