Category Archives: General

Photos: The Visbek Bridegroom Megalithic Tombs

Yesterday was Pentecost Monday, which is a public holiday in Germany. And since the weather was sunny, but not overly warm, it was also the perfect day for an outing. While looking at the map, wondering where to go, my … Continue reading

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Photos: Wangerland in East Friesia

Easter Monday is a public holiday here in Germany. And since the weather was a bit cold, but otherwise nice, we decided to go on an outing to the East Friesian North Sea coast to visit the municipality of Wangerland. … Continue reading

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Photos: Heiligenrode and Spring Flowers

Due to several warm and sunny days in March, spring is currently in full bloom here in North Germany, so it’s time for some spring flower pictures. What is more, the long Easter weekend also caused massive traffic jams on … Continue reading

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Photos: Snow 2017

2017 started just like 2016 ended, with mild weather. However, by the end of last week, winter finally arrived in the form of storm Egon. Here in Northern Germany, we weren’t hit nearly as badly by Egon as some other … Continue reading

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New Year 2017

Here in Germany, it has been 2017 has been here for about five hours now and on Times Square, that crystal ball should be dropping soon. But first, let’s have some photos of holiday decorations at Roland Center mall here … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

It’s time for the annual Christmas post, complete with photos, again. Of course, the annus horiblis 2016 couldn’t even let up over the holidays and so actress Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack and ended up in intensive care … Continue reading

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Seasonal Views of Winschoten in the Netherlands

I guess I’ll be alternating between seasonal photos and new release announcements up to Christmas. Anyway, today I had an appointment in Winschoten, a town just beyond the Dutch-German border, which meant a 280 kilometer round trip shortly before Christmas. … Continue reading

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Photos: First Snow of the Winter 2016

And now for something completely different: Last night, while US voters were busily burning down their country and handing a racist and sexist jerk the presidency, we also had the first snow of the winter. So if you want to … Continue reading

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Attention: Rant Incoming

I’m sick of misogynist, homophobic, xenophobic and racist white people. I’m fucking sick of all those white people (and the overwhelming majority of them are white) who complain that their country of residence is not their country anymore, because now … Continue reading

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Photos: Bremer Freimarkt 2016

On Wednesday, I took my annual stroll across the Freimarkt, Bremen’s annual autumn fair. The Bremer Freimarkt is one of the oldest fairs in Germany, held every year since 1035 AD, which makes 2016 the 981st reiteration. I’ve blogged about … Continue reading

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