Encountering a regular geyser in the Wyoming mountains
THE exhausted French fur trapper staggered out of a deep forest in Wyoming, weary eyes alighting on a majestic snow covered mountain. Nostalgic for The 700 grizzlies and 1,000 black bears which inhabit the 2.2 million acres of Yellowstone were in ...
February 14, 2016
What is a Grandfather Clock?
An antique grandfather clock usually has either an eight day or a 30 hour movement. Most eight day clocks are wound with a key and have two winding holes. The weight that makes the clock strike is located on the left of the clock's front, while the ...
February 7, 2016
German classic Black Forest gateau celebrates its 100th birthday
Nothing says Black Forest like cuckoo clocks and gateau. The combo of dark "Creating Black Forest gateau is my daily business," says Freddy Boch, who owns the Hotel Engel in Todtnauberg near Freiburg, in the southern Black Forest region. Every day ...
October 19, 2015
Germany's Black Forest clock route is full of surprises
The Black Forest's rolling hills produce grapes for wine and a wide assortment of fruit, but are best known as the home of the cuckoo clock. Some are just simple cubes or resemble old-fashioned radios. Some have “free” cuckoos perched permanently ...
November 28, 2015
The murderers next door
Cuckoos and woodpeckers in the woods, skylarks above us, cocks crowing in the farmyards. The whole valley was filled with people ploughing, hoeing, axing out the dead wood, levelling molehills, cutting bean sticks, planting potatoes, raking old leaves ...
November 19, 2015
Step into a fairy tale in Germany's Black Forest
A young boy on my Black Forest tour said he was a bit afraid of what might lurk in the dark woods. His sister expected to see fairy tale princesses. His father hoped to buy a handmade cuckoo clock. And his mother was seeking a recipe for the famed ...
December 19, 2015
Playing for (cuckoo) time
"In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed. But they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, 500 years of democracy and peace. What did they ...
October 3, 2015
8-Day Black Forest Cuckoo Clock
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November 15, 2014
Cuckoo for Clocks Now Sells German Beer Steins
Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cuckoo for Clocks, based in Antelope, Calif., carries a wide selection of beautiful, quality cuckoo clocks and is excited to announce that they are now offering handmade German beer ... by The Black Forest Clock ...
August 15, 2014
Cuckoo clocks: kitsch, colourful and cheerful
Disappearing Black Forest lake returns (29 Feb 12) The Local's guide to German castles ... An enormous antique clock that nearly covered an entire wall was the prime example – it produced deep, mellifluous cuckoo sound. “As you can hear, it is very ...
September 7, 2012
ANOTHER special delivery! Postal worker caught on camera throwing antique cuckoo clock over gate
A clock collector was eagerly awaiting the delivery of an antique cuckoo timepiece from Pennsylvania ... Mr Oreb said every generation in his family has owned a German Black Forest cuckoo clock, and he was looking forward to continuing the legacy.
January 19, 2012
Mailman Caught on Video Tossing Package with Antique Clock Over Fence
Oreb was waiting on a 1938 German black forest cuckoo clock, he told NBC. On Tuesday, he watched in horror as the mailman pulled up and lobbed the clock over the fence. Oreb tried to chase the mailman down, but he was gone and the cuckoo clock needed a ...
January 19, 2012
1-Day Black Forest House Wooden Cuckoo Clock in Antique Finish
The clock arrived and was a Christmas present for my father. It is a beautiful piece of craftsmanship. We're still tinkering to try to get the time right, but the pendulum is adjustable, so I'm sure we'll be fine. The cuckoo and music, which plays every 30 ...
December 25, 2011
Cuckoo Clock - Vintage German Inspired Black Forest Laser Cut Wood. $50.00, via Etsy.
Do want! Cuckoo Clock - Laser Cut Woodland House. $65.00, via Etsy. Honeycomb clock - wooden wall clock - modern - beehive - hexagonal geometric clock. $60.00, via Etsy. #clocks #home #yourhomemagazine #decor #indoors #outdoors #interiors #time #style
April 6, 2011