Category Archives: Guestroom

Visitors, visitors, visitors

Today is the first day, without people visiting us. On Saturday my sister and her husband were here, because he had to shut down his professional apartment in Berlin and move to his new job headquarters near Munich. We had … Continue reading

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Deadlines

28/01/2013 (Mon) Today is again a Monday not moving over to Hamburg. The occasion is an appointment with the ENT woman doctor in preparation for the sleep lab. And she did find some things that could be important in relation … Continue reading

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The week after

You would think that I would enjoy the newly renovated apartment once done. But no, the week from the 21st was the first full five-day week in Hamburg in 2013. So everything was back to “Normal”. *** 21/01/2013 (Mon) The … Continue reading

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All new in 2013

After spending two nice and quiet weeks together in Berlin, we are now back in the normal work routine. Last week was very busy, on the one hand, I had to submit an application along with a scientist from Switzerland, … Continue reading

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Week from Oct 29 to Nov 4

Somehow starting into November also means starting into the most difficult month of the year. I bet you know it all (in central to Northern Europe): the warmth has gone but the real cold not yet arrived. You gain an … Continue reading

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Heavy duty bicycle

He came to us by bike from another part of Berlin with his bike which is suitable for heavy terrain, even when he only had to use “civilised” roads on his way here. Somehow from time to time we happen to come across muscle-powered offroad vehicles like this monowheel which we encountered on station in Berlin some years ago.

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Preparations

If you just see the picture of the Clematis above in her full effort to produce nice blossoms, one would think the spring has just begun. But, to the contrary, yesterday we have prepared our terrace for winter with the … Continue reading

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Near Miss

This Wednesday I had the opportunity to take this snapshot of the cargo jumbo, which abandoned take-off, slided beyond the runway and broke into at least two pieces. The picture was taken through the window of the airport express and … Continue reading

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Business as usual after May 1st

Some time ago the wonderful long weekend was over, Michael being in London again and I was back in Hamburg as usual. May Day was not as bad as many expected. Even if all streets in danger were cleared beforehand, … Continue reading

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Antonia and the Squirrels

This Friday my friend Antonia came to visit. We know each other from Düppel, that is from horses, and for a couple of years. AAnd she has been my veterinary for ages. A while ago she moved to Hannover with … Continue reading

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