Monthly Archives: August 2018

Cheers

I’m a real ale man. Always have been. Drink it at room temperature, preferably in a mug. I’ve never liked lager – too fizzy. To my mind, you need to drink lager cold because that¬†anaesthetises the mouth so you don’t … Continue reading

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Going mobile

Before I start my new job, I thought it only fair to get myself a German mobile number. I am sure I shall soon outlive my “fair use while roaming” allowance and anyway, my new work colleagues are presumably going … Continue reading

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Death and taxes

Next month sees a new chapter in my life because I start my new job. It has been an interesting experience since I have not tried to find a job for English speakers, since I suppose that would have likely … Continue reading

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Just pop across

I decided to pop over to France today for a little visit. I stayed for less than a couple of hours, but it got me thinking.¬†In England, to get to another country is quite an undertaking (I don’t mean England … Continue reading

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Beware of cars when driving!

Driving in Germany as a Brit is not without its challenges. I can absolutely confirm that they have motorways with no speed limits at all, and this can be quite scary if you aren’t used to it. Driving along their … Continue reading

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