• Germany

    The Bombing of Würzburg

    In my life I have lived in many cities and villages, but the cities I consider “home” are the twin towns of Dundee and Würzburg. I was born and brought up in Dundee,…

  • Germany

    Rambling in a Biergarten

    It occurred to me that lately I have done lots of ranting and campaigning on the blog, and not as much general rambling, reviews, and travel reports. It has become a bit too…

  • Germany

    Desperately Seeking…

    … a new home.   Blog is a bit quiet at the moment as I am busy with move stuff.   Seriously. Was I really excited about this a couple of weeks ago?…

  • Baking,  Germany

    Plätzchen Plätzchen

    Further to my Advent Advent post, here is the result of our weekend baking activity. Lots of wonderful Christmas biscuits – called Plätzchen in Germany. The word Plätzchen (according to Wiki) comes from…

  • Germany

    Daily Mail and German Bashing

    I know I have promised to stop reading the Daily Mail. I even considered installing the wonderful Kittenblock as recommended by @ivan_jelical  but this time it was my husband’s fault. To keep up with the…