Birdwatching on the Island of Pellworm

After we arrived on the Island of Pellworm and checked the weather forecast, it was sure that we could not do very much outdoors. But reading, drinking tea and from time to time browsing through … Read more

Kingfisher challenge – check

It is kind of weird that I can finally complete my “self made Kingfisher challenge” in 2019. And it is not because of the year. It is because I took these photos from our balcony. … Read more

Short summer posting

Germany and the rest of Europe (maybe the rest of the world?) is suffering from the extreme temperatures and the dryness. We are lucky that it got better, at least were I live. But the … Read more

Easy walking – The “Baldeneysteig” in Essen

Live is running so fast at the moment. Winter is over and we had almost 20 degrees Celsius last week. I had many things going on in my family, so I did not have much … Read more

Travel tip: Duisburg Rheinpark

One thing I’d like to mention: Even when talking about a travel tip, it’s not worth to go there when you have a longer journey. The place is very nice, but it’s only interesting when … Read more

Visting the “Herrenhäuser Gärten” in Hanover

As I already mentioned in my last blogpost we’ve been in the city on Hanover last weekend for a concert. We decided to visit the “Herrenhäuser Gärten” before the concert, since we wanted to explore … Read more

Easy walking in Bochum

There are still many prejudices that the region where are living right now, the “Ruhrgebiet”, is ugly grey and not attractive at all. My mom who spend some years of her childhood here, told me … Read more

Geese and a broken lens

I have many things on my personal schedule right now and this is why I didn’t take many photos in the last few weeks. But the evening light was perfect last weekend and I finally … Read more

Owl be there!

Today, I walked trough the woods with my camera ready, to photograph anything that is not fast enough to run away. A sleeping owl, or something alike. Unfortunately I did not find anything, all animals … Read more

Geese, cats and snow

When walking through our small village on a grey winter Sunday, you usually won’t see many people. But you can be sure to see “our” geese or sometimes the very confident cat from our neighbour. … Read more