We have been blessed with wonderful spring weather these past days, so I have been out and about as much as possible, soaking up some sun and warmth. Our little town was full of sun-seekers yesterday, walking by the Rhine or sitting outside to drink their coffee or whatever. It won't last forever, but I think we are all trying to make the best of it.
For Tag Tuesday I made another tag, using some scraps of paper, card, a TH ballerina and some vintage German scrap figures. I sewed it all together. There is still a week to join our challenge:
Tuesday is also Elizabeth's T stands for Tuesday, so here a big welcome to all of the ladies of the T gang. On Saturday I visited my friend N, who lives on the opposite side of the Rhine, and after walking along the river we took the tram into the centre of Düsseldorf and visited Cafe Byzantio, a Greek cafe with wonderful cake and coffee. We sampled a good variety of chocolate cakes and washed it down with delicious cappuccino. We shared each of the pieces, so didn't eat too much:
This one was my fave:
It was very crowded around the glass cases with the cakes, but by using my elbows I managed to get some photos:
I bought myself some daffodils for my vase, and a neighbour bought me the tulips. The vase they are in is from the 1930s with an abstract tulip design, blown in the glass, not painted, and I love it as it belonged to my great aunt:
When I visited N I walked from the tram station in town past Hofgarten park and across the bridge. The geese were evidently enjoying the midday sun, too. This one was standing by the railing watching the passers by:
A second one was feeding:
And these ones were enjoying a sunny snooze:
This time there were no wild winds trying to blow me off the bridge.
The concert hall, which used to be a planetarium:
A view of the Altstadt taken when we took our walk along the other side of the river: