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Giant Vessels, Colossal Cathedrals

Cologne has a cool, charming almost Parisian feel about it with its ornate stately buildings and busy corner cafes and we are sat comfortably at one of these like locals, sipping an early morning coffee while on the phone. We are arranging to visit the studios of some artists who are based just outside the city and whose contact details we have been given by a young jeweller we met in the Sud Stadt -an arts quarter of the city that was recommended to us to visit.…

Curious Tools & Handmade Textiles

The little campsite at Grimbergen just outside Brussels was a gem of a find, very clean, organised and yet chilled out (we generally steer away from over organised campsites -too uptight and over manicured) with attractive layout and planting – as much as we’d like to wild camp we need wi fi and electrics on this trip so its a bonus when we find ambient little sites like this one.…

Wild Winds to Stitched Paper Prints

Phew! After spending a lovely sunset first evening across the Channel in Blankenberge Belgium, eating tasty seafood and sipping wine beside the sea, we spent a scary night braving a major storm at our beachside campsite – I actually believed at one point that we might spin off into the night along with the ‘pop up’ roof!…

The Curious Egg Adventure

There’s something childishly thrilling about a tiny living space, especially one on wheels that you will call home for the next three months and that will store your belongings, bed and kitchen area in ingenious little nooks and crannies ready for an adventure!…

The Trip

So starting the blog was the first part of the dream, the second was to go on a trip. A trip like no other we’ve ever been on and one that would mean throwing caution to the wind, jumping off the edge and not knowing where or if we would land.…

Charlotte Cadzow – Maker Profile

For the first time this year, I am amazed to be reaching for my sunglasses as I drive the coastal road from Edinburgh to the small town of Dirleton to meet Charlotte Cadzow at her home studio. It’s actually hot…in April….in Scotland!…

Welcome to Curious Egg blog!

Hello, I’m Lorraine and this is the launch of my new blog which will document my discoveries and interests in the worlds of interiors, art, architecture and travel as well as any interesting people, places or food I encounter along the way.…

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