Monthly Archives: August 2014

Down and out in Bonn and…Bonn

So, all change this week.  The course at the Goethe-Institut finished on Wednesday so many autographs were signed, final dinners eaten and much beer drunk.  Having waved them all off I moved house, away from dear old Duisdorf to Watchberg-Liessem.  … Continue reading

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All Change!

Strange isn’t it, how at the beginning of a language course you write all your notes in the language you are learning fired up by optimism and enthusiasm. Come the end you’re convinced you’ll never master the desired language and … Continue reading

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Wo will ich gehen?

So, the end of week two and I have just made myself a toasted sandwich in the frying pan – a trick I have not used since I lived in Italy about 15 years ago. Admittedly one piece of bread … Continue reading

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Herzlichen Grussen

I left England in high summer – that glorious time of year between hay and harvest when my annual resolution to go to church more often finally bows to an older magic. Yet crossing the Hofgarten on my walk to … Continue reading

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