As I am writing this blog, we should already sit on a plane ready for the departure to Cologne. But we aren’t. And I even can’t blame British inefficiencies. It’s been the Germans this time. Eurowings sent us an email this morning that our flight was cancelled! But as we’ve taken over some of the … More Adventurous return journey
The final day… it is nearly there. At the moment we are sitting in our – although furnished – quite empty and dusty flat. The relocator has packed all boxes this morning which should already be on their way to Germany (or the distribution centre). Since this last week in London has started I catch myself … More Almost there
… but without us! Today the Prince of Wales announced the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Although I am really happy for them (having wed Alexander was obviously my best decision) I am a bit miffed: Not only that the wedding will take place in spring next wear (when we are back again … More Royal Wedding…
When I started writing the ‘Expetco Patronum’ mini series I thought it will have two parts. But then I recognized that there are so many Harry Potter related things to discover in the UK. Thanks to Alexander’s colleague Tom we were able to experience beeing Harry and Ginny (or probably more realistic: Ron and Hermione … More Expecto Patronum – Part 4
11.11. at 11.11 am is the start of Cologne Carnival. Although not being there, we are still celebrating. Live stream of German television brings the atmosphere to London!
Okay, we have to admit it now: The title of this blog is probably not accurate anymore since we decided to leave London a year earlier than planned. Most of your friends and colleagues know already (or at least should know). We haven’t been quite as happy in London as we should have been. There … More Who mentioned something about „two years“…
This year was quite a Harry Potter experience: we’ve visited Gloucester Cathedral, used magic at the Harry Potter Warner Bros. Tour, went to Leadenhall Market (where you can find the Leaky Cauldron) and watched Daniel Radcliffe acting at theatre. But for me something was missing… Nearly the same moment we learned that we will move … More Expecto Patronum – Part 3 (with cream, chocolate sauce, sprinkles and a flake on top)
Perhaps you’ve recognized it eventually: we don’t love every single aspect London has to offer but there is something we really really appreciate: the cultural offerings. If you like you could watch a play, an opera or a concert every day – without any repetition. It feels like we have done more cultural things this … More Is it ever enough?
We live in Highbury and our local football club is therefore Arsenal. But being from Cologne our heart beats for FC Cologne – or “Effzeh” as the club is called in Cologne. Having a sympathy (also at a different level) for both clubs, the Europe League draw was a sensation to us. We have never … More Arsenal FC v 1. FC Köln
I’ve written about British Theatre Habits before. And although the blog entries on that topic count 2 already, there is still something to add. Today, we attended a martinee at the Opera. And as mentioned before, British people have the habit of taking their personal belongings into the theatre instead of bringing them to the … More Theatre Habits – Part 3