Kingfisher shooting in Muelheim

I never get tired of Kingfisher posts. And why should I ? The European Kingfisher is one of the prettiest and most colourful birds in Germany! We recently discovered that there is a bridge nearby … Read more

A balcony with a view

Having a balcony definitively is a plus in days of Corona and “stay@home”. It’s probably much easier to cope with the situation when having a small outdoor space. And I am aware of this privilege! … Read more

Birding at the Kemnader See

I am not a (early) morning person and it is really nice to stay in bed 40 minutes longer in times of Corona and home office. On weekends it’s the same. When there is no … Read more

Slowing down in Corona time

Stay home, don’t go out. These are the sentences you hear mostly in the Corona news these days. But I can really good understand that this is really hard for many people. Even for us … Read more

December 2019

It feels like the only goal of December is to prepare for the holidays. And then it’s all over, so fast that your mind cannot even follow. When I listened a radio show I heard … Read more

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