Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Hamburg is for lovers I

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What a warm and sunny weekend we had here in Hamburg.
On Saturday I shared my weekend pastry ritual with this lovely lady. We went on a little bike trip and stopped very spontaneously to go to the zoo.
I just love the pose of the male baboon. Can you believe how he sits there, and puts his right arm on his knee, like he is waiting for the bus at the bus station:)
It was also the first time I took out my polaroid SX-70...Unfortunately the film really
shows that it was already expired..well..I guess I will always be so fascinated by the great colours that I even take them with a bunch of black spots ...

On Sunday I got up quiet early and went out for a run. I like the feeling of being up when many people still seem to sleep. It is just quiet and after you come back and had a shower it still feels like early in the morning....I had fresh pressed orange juice and ate my breakfast with an open balcony door ...I enjoyed this so much...
Later in the day I catched up with friends at a park and we went to the beach...You could tell that it was the very first warm day after a long long time. We had 21°C and everyone seemed to be out on their bikes, at any park, café or sitting with an icecream at the beach welcoming the ships entering the harbour...
When I biked back from the beach along the river in the evening I just thought how much I really love this city.

After this warm and sunny weekend today was just very grey and rainy. I put on my purple shoes to protest a bit against this....and when I came back from work and sat down to eat my dinner...for a little time slot the sun came out...well I guess it worked out to the best time....

What did you do on the weekend...
Could you enjoy the first warmth of the sun too?

Maria

12 comments :

Boris said...

sehr schöne bilder! nicht zuletzt auch die vom essen ;)

boris

MrsLittleJeans said...

We had fog and sun and lovely company Sunday night. I went to a lovely Farmer's Market and we made Scottish Meat Pie.

I love to have your recipe for that gorgeous pasta.

xx

Svenja said...

Ein zauberhastes Wochenende hattestdu da.
Wie gerne hätte ich Hamburg bei so einem Wetter erlebt! Ich muss wohl schnell wiederkommen.
Das Eisfoto mag ich übrigens besonders gerne. Ich liebe Essensfotos!
Ich habe am Wochenende auch welche gemacht. Du kannst sie dir ja mal bei mir anschauen.

Anonymous said...

Hallo,
ich bin stille Mitleserin und immer ganz fasziniert von Deinen Fotos! Und Deine Berichte bringen immer so eine Lebensfreude rüber! Ganz toll! Das wollte ich nur schnell sagen.

Liebe Grüße,
Ina

Mary said...

beautiful mood in these shots.
are they ginger biscuits in the 5th image?!
they look wonderful!

Anne said...

Great pics, as usual. We had lovely sun too. I took care of the plants on the balcony then sat there to read while eating ice cream. Wow, you're a runner! I admire you. I tried to start jogging last year but I hated it so much that it didn't last long.

Dotti said...

Liebe Maria, das Laufgefühl am Morgen kenne ich auch sehr gut. Schon stolz auf sich sein können, bevor der Tag überhaupt richtig begonnen hat, ist ein wahrer Laune-Pusher! Liebste Grüße aus dem fast schon tropischen Zürich, Dotti

Marion said...

your weekend seemed perfect !
mine was full of sunshine & sweetness, hope next one will be the same...
!

schorlemädchen said...

@Boris: Dankeschön!
@Mrs Little Jeans: Oh I am a big fan of Farmers markets..It is a very simple pasta dish I made..just fry a bit of garlic...at thyme..a couple of tomatoes and leave this for 5 minutes..boil pasta...add to sauce...salt pepper..olive oil..ready : )
@Svenja: Oh ja Hamburg bei Sonnenschein ist so wunderschön
@Ina: Ich habe mich sehr über deinen Kommentar gefreut. Danke..Freut mich, dass dir meine BIlder und kleinen Geschichten gefallen
@Mary: Yes Mary, the cookies taste a bit like ginger : ) they are soo good : )
@Anne: oh I love sitting on the balcony and read in my book..I should try to add having icecream too : )
@Dotti: : ) schade, dass du nicht mehr hier wohnst Dotti, echt
@Marion: Oh i hope the weekend will be sunny and just great too : )

sunkentreasure said...

haha that little monkey is cute!
I'm sure i would love it over there!

jade sibley said...

I seriously love your photos, there so carefree but capture everything

MAR said...

Wow, I really like your pictures! You've got a lovely eye for things! :) You've got yourself another steady follower!

XO Mar

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