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Easter 2017 – Communal Effort

This year, my parents invited us all to their house for Easter, where we reinstated the tradition of painting eggs and trying to find them in the garden. I brought some water colours home and the whole family was convinced … Continue reading

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Eggcelent 2016

Painting eggs with Easter is a necessity for me, you can see the evidence here, here, here and here. This year, I had my parents come over for lunch, so I painted 6 eggs. You will now be regaled with too … Continue reading

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Colours!

This will be a double feature involving two projects with a lot of colour! Let us start with the obligatory Easter eggs. As you may know, I have this ‘tradition’  of painting hard-boiled eggs for Easter, proof can be found … Continue reading

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Easter!

I interrupt the backpack journal for a message: HAPPY EASTER!! As known (here and here), I celebrate Easter by having my parents hide painted and chocolate eggs in the yard. Yesterday I painted the eggs, this year, 6 eggs were … Continue reading

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Easter!

So it’s easter again, which means, of course, easter eggs! This involves painting (for the tradition, see here)! Well, this year it’s all going to go a little differently from the last gazillion years. For one, my parents are still on … Continue reading

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Painting!

Okay, ‘painting’ might be a somewhat.. enthousiastic description of this last finished project, I really didn’t do any painting.  This is the story. A couple of months ago, my parents celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary by taking us (the kids … Continue reading

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No such thing as Easter without eggs

Therefore, I insist on having an egg search in our front garden every year. I make my mother get up ‘early’ on Easter Sunday and hide some painted boiled eggs and small chocolate eggs in the front garden. However, in … Continue reading

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