Light Festival in the city of Essen

It’s wintertime and usually it’s cold and dark. And this makes it the best time of the year to illuminate the city of Essen. Until January there are several attractions and events around the subject … 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

The Kingfisher challenge 2018 (?!)

I have reduced my photographic activities to a minimum due to the rainy weather. But since the sun came out today, I got my warm clothes together to finally get a good photo of a … Read more

Happy second sunday of advent

We visited  a Christmas market the first time this year (in Lueneburg) and it at least it is getting a bit colder than 10 degrees Celsius. That’s enough for now to get the ultimate Christmas … Read more

Hamburg Ottensen

The days are short and you really need to use every minute without rain to go outside Actually you can go out when it is raining as well. But that’s only working when your rain … Read more

Photos of December

December was a bit slow regarding taking photos. One excuse is the grey weather. Fog and rain isn’t that much fun. But we also had some nice days last week and took the opportunity to … Read more

Winter in Northern Germany

It’s winter again in Northern Germany! My actual plan was to watch out for the King fisher, to continue my personal photo challenge. But since it makes no sense to sit around at a frozen … Read more

Squirrel paradise: The Ohlsdorf cemetery

I hope you all had a great Christmas time! To be honest I am happy that it’s over now. To much food and Christmas stress 🙂 Yesterday we spent the day in Hamburg. While Anna … Read more

The Kingfisher photo challenge

The truth Actually the title doesn’t describe it very well. A better title would have been: Sitting around at a small pond for five hours and waiting for a common Kingfisher to come around. But … Read more