Category Archives: Living in Germany

It’s getting hot!

Not in the flat, of course, it’s freezing in here but out on the roof it’s sizzling hot.  In fact, a few little seedlings I separated and put outside yesterday got totally fried.  Poor things.  However, the “main players” are … Continue reading

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London and back

So I made it to London and back and… I’m very glad I went.  At first I had had reservations: being single at a wedding is not much fun and that’s before I factor in the potential risks of airports, … Continue reading

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They’re alive!

It has been, what, eight days since I planted these seeds?  Look at them now!  The peas came first.  There was no sign of the tomatoes so I turned them around in the bag so they were at the closed … Continue reading

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Up on the roof

I’ve been feeling quite miserable this year.  In a way it started in April last year when I realised that, as much as I loved the choir I’d joined, I wasn’t really a part of it.  It had been a delight … Continue reading

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And we’re back!

It has been a long time.  A seriously long time.  Eons in fact.  But I have decided to come back to this blog.  I’m training as a journalist now and, if nothing else, this site will give me an opportunity … Continue reading

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I’ve got some catching up to do

21st November 2014 I could have sworn I wrote the last blog only yesterday.  Weird.  Well it’s been a very good week (so far).  Tonight I am off to the Stiftstheater at the Augustinium to see the Bonn Players’ production … Continue reading

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Longevity

At last!  The end of a 40 hour week.  Phew, I am schrecklich mude (apologies if I’ve mispelt that but I am too tired to pick up a dictionary – cue Tony Hancock joke).  Anyway, week two of classroom teaching … Continue reading

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