Tag Archives: Observations

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.┬áIn 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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Going back in time …

I spent a year in Stuttgart in the late 80’s and an abiding memory I had of that time was that shops were often closed at weekends. Most shops had half day closing on Saturday (with the exception of the … Continue reading

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Going Underground

I have now seen a fair few German houses and noticed a big difference with UK houses: the German ones always have cellars. [Remember that this is merely a log of my observations – your mileage may vary – and … Continue reading

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