Tag Archives: holiday

Sommergruß (3) / summer greetings (3)

(English version follows below) Aus den Heckenrosenblüten vom Juni sind inzwischen viele, tiefrote Hagebutten geworden. Das Wetter verhielt sich tatsächlich der Jahreszeit (nämlich Sommer!) entsprechend. Der Himmel war blau, der Wind pustete schöne weiße Ostsee-Wolken über uns hinweg, die Krebse … Continue reading

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Sommergruß (1) / summer greetings (1)

(English version follows below) Zwei Wochen Sommerurlaub liegen hinter uns, angefüllt mit Trubel und Wasserspaß, mit Basteln und Malen und Experimentieren, mit Freibad-Besuch, im Wald stromern, viel Vorlesen, Quatsch machen und Süßkram, mit Kaffee (von der Nichte gekocht und ans … Continue reading

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Flensburger Förde

(English version follows below) Als ich klein war, haben wir einen Großteil unserer Ferien in dem kleinen Ferienhäuschen meiner Großeltern an der Flensburger Förde verbracht. Wochenlang morgens mit Möwengeschrei und Wellenrauschen aufwachen, den ganzen Tag barfuß laufen (und ständig Heckenrosen-Dornen … Continue reading

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Preliminary report (guest entry from Karsten)

While my beloved wife and kids are still on holidays, I returned yesterday to resume work. Actually, holidays should really be put into quotation marks, for an appropriate representation of the last week. “Holidays”. There, much better. The reason for … Continue reading

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holiday at home

The last week felt a bit like being on holiday. My parents were visiting us and since we are not sure where we’ll end up at the end of the summer, we tried to make the best of it. Which wasn’t … Continue reading

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pre-christmas days

Before we head deep down into the holidays, I want to wish you all a very Happy Christmas! We arrived at my parent’s place a few days ago – the night in the night train was fine for the kids … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number six: company

During our last days at my parent’s garden, the little one and I enjoyed the company of my sister and her family. While I enjoyed the time to catch up a little bit, the little one was delighted to observe … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number five: the garden

After almost two weeks at the Baltic Sea, the little one and I went to my parent’s place and spent some wonderfully relaxing days at our very own summer resort. Our normal rhythm each day: waking up, then reading books … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number four: the BEACH!

One of the big advantages of Northern Germany is definitely…the beach! Or the seaside, in general. Depending what you are looking for. I love the seaside. And I miss the seaside whenever I am not there. Stormy autumn weather? Perfect … Continue reading

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holiday snapshot number three: picking strawberries

One day before we left Zurich I cleared our first strawberry bed as the season was more or less over. At the Baltic Sea, the season had just started. So? Trip to the nearest organic strawberry field. Result? More than … Continue reading

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