Tag Archives: scenery

Photos: Summery Views of Vechta

As longtime readers may remember, I taught at the University of Vechta for a while. And yesterday, I had the opportunity to teach in Vechta again, though not at the university this time, but at the St. Antoniushaus, a conference … Continue reading

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Photos: The Ems Barrier at Gandersum

Here is the second part of my photo post about my Ascension Day outing to East Frisia. Yesterday, we took a look at the town of Leer, today we visit the Ems Barrier at Gandersum a few kilometers downstream. Gandersum … Continue reading

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Photos: Magical Light in the Westermark Woods

The Westermark woods near the town of Syke are my favourite local hiking spot and have been featured several times in these pages before. Today was frosty and sunny, i.e. ideal hiking weather, so I drove out to the Westermark … Continue reading

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Classic German Cinema Rewatch: Und ewig singen die Wälder (Duel with Death) from 1959

It’s time again for my irregular series of reviews of more or less classic German films from the 1950s and 1960s (maybe I should reorganize the posts as a proper series for easier reference). For more vintage German cinema, complete … Continue reading

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More Snow in the Forest

We had even more snow last night as well as temperatures of minus 10 degrees Celsius. And guess when the main heater decided to have a hiccup. Luckily, the service technician is coming in tomorrow. Apart from the cold, the … Continue reading

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New Year 2014 and photos of Teufelsmoor

I hope you’ve all reached 2014 safely. I’ve never been much of a New Year’s person and this year, I was not happy at all on New Year’s Night for a variety of reasons and in fact, I would have … Continue reading

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In the Misty Winter Woods

Since the days between the years are spent mostly cooped up inside with the occasional shopping excursion, I used one afternoon to go hiking in the Westermark woods near Syke (the same spot where the photos in this, this, this … Continue reading

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More Photos of Bremen in Summer

I was in town again today, because my aunt celebrated her birthday today, in the care home in the city centre where she lives. Because the cake I am inevitably forced to eat at such events does not satiate me, … Continue reading

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