About queuing and sharing

Although the title might indicate it, this article is not about former Eastern Germany, where queuing and sharing was part of daily life. This article is rather about cultural differences connected with queuing and sharing. Although the event as such was not enjoyable, we were able to experience almost missing a flight due to problems … More About queuing and sharing

A true love story

As some of you perhaps know I have a strange fascination for scientific and odd creatures (no, this doesn’t include Alexander – they are dead mostly). Therefore I took my chance tonight and went to the late exhibition of the Natural History Museum and booked a ticket for the ‘behind the scenes’-tour. We already did this tour … More A true love story

British Theatre Habits

Follower of our blog may remember that we unsuccessfully planed to see a ballet on Valentine’s Day (see blog entry of 14 Feb). Just to let you, we finally enjoyed the ballet on 14 March. This Blog  entry, however, is not about the ballet but about British Theatre Habits. Firstly, Brits do eat in an ordinary theatre … More British Theatre Habits

A nice day out

As you probably know we received the message that Alexander will be employed with PwC in London at our wedding in September. Therefore we decided on our honeymoon which we spent in the lovely Lake District (yes, again!) to become members of the National Trust, an organisation which takes care of the preservation of historic … More A nice day out

When the Kunkels have a Valentine’s date

They get very happy when they recognize that the ‘Sleeping Beauty’-ballet at the Royal Opera House which they booked in January takes place on February 14th coincidentally. They send each other an electronic invitation via e-mail because they don’t want to miss the day. They agree a convenient meeting time 1,5 hours before the event. … More When the Kunkels have a Valentine’s date