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

Summer days in Hamburg

Time is running fast at the moment. It feels like we have been Hamburg just a couple of weeks ago, in fact we visited the city almost two month ago. The are many things you … 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

Urban gardening

I still have some photos from our USA trip in my pipeline, but today I have something out of the “real life” :-). We are living in a urban area with many cities around. But … Read more

Time for memories: US Westcoast

Today is one of those days were you would like to stay in bed and drink coffee and tea the whole time: It’s dark, cold and rainy outside. And what’s better in this situation as … Read more

Back to North Rhine Westphalia

Before I started blogging in 2012 we lived in Essen, North Rhine Westphalia. Then Canada was our home for some time, before we moved into the Lueneburger Heide in 2014. And now we are back … Read more

My Hometown

What does the word hometown actually mean to you? Is it the place where you live? The place where you were born? Or maybe where you just feel good? I think there is no right … Read more

Hamburg

After our cat is back home and I got my lens repaired back today, I am finally in the mood for a new blog post again 🙂 . We’ve been in Hamburg lately for shopping … Read more

Strandfest Parade in Dorfmark

When we moved into our new apartment, our landlady said: “It’s heavenly quiet here!” Yes, it mostly is. Despite of the “Autobahn” and the military training ground right across town. But Dorfmark wakes up once … Read more