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Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas any more…

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In a much anticipated yet surprising turn of events, I have the Internet back! It was supposed to come back yesterday but seemingly it didn’t get the memo and therefore turned up a day late. But up it did turn, so there’s happiness all around and I can share some of my moving pursuits. After a busy few days, I now get to enjoy some days of “staycation” at my new place before I start my new job on Monday. I’ve been furniture shopping and building (pro tip learned from painful experience: never go to a certain Swedish furniture shop on the first day of holidays, it is horror), putting up pictures, re-shelving books… it was fun. Here are some of the results.

New living room, aka reading nook. Where I am currently sitting sipping thick hot chocolate.

I’ve also found my favourite shop in Tübingen, Cosita Bonita, a gem of a Mexican shop selling food, clothes, decorations, and even furniture! If you read German, you can read more about them here, and they also have an on-line shop.

They have the prettiest bags.

I’m eyeing one of their chairs to complete my living room, but it’s kind of expensive and so some humming and hawing will have to be done before I maybe take the plunge. This is what I got in the meantime.

A gorgeous black ceramic vase from Oaxaca and paper flowers

The best fridge magnets in the history of fridge magnets

I also went on a small book haul in anticipation of German Literature Month, but I’m saving that for another post.

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Author: bettinathenomad

Nomadic fan of books, food, the outdoors, and water. International Relations geek. Chlorine is my perfume.

4 thoughts on “Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas any more…

  1. Nice to know that you are liking your new place and are settling down, Bettina. It is also wonderful that your internet connection is up. ‘Cosita Bonita’ looks like a wonderful place.

  2. Your place looks lovely. I hope everything is going well!

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