Owls instead of soccer

Sometimes you need to prioritize things. Wednesday evening Germany played Hungary in soccer. This is the time when Germany watches TV. But my answer to the questions of one member of our photography group “Taking … Read more

Much outdoors – not so many photos

I must admit, that I am currently a bit lazy in photography. We are actually outdoors almost everyday at least for a short walk. But in most cases I leave my camera and even my … Read more

Attention, snake!

We just came back from a sunny, slightly easy extended walk through a Heather area nearby. After we started our walk on a crowded parking area and entered a small wood, Anna suddenly shouted “AHHHH … Read more

Bird knowledge: Alcedo Atthis

Alcedo Atthis is the Latin name for the European kingfisher. And this is the bird which this blogpost is about. On Friday morning (I had one day off) I grabbed my photo camera and visited … Read more

Covid Tristesse

The french word Tristesse is probably a pretty good description of what people feel like all over the world in these days. Every day feels like the same and the media is flooded with negative … Read more

Springwalk in Switzerland

You may ask yourself now: Switzerland? How does this work in these times? I need to admit that the topic I have chosen is not 100% correct. The truth is: We were out for a … Read more

Winterwalk in the Sauerland region

First of all a happy new year 🙂 There are things going on here, which I cannot understand at all. The Covid pandemic is still here, we still have restrictions and recommendations and many people … Read more

Mushroom walk in the woods

At least in Germany you may see a mushroom from time to time. But I’ve not seen as many as this year. It’s really a relief to be outside these days. The media is full … Read more

Autumn hike

Autumn is slowly coming in Germany. And since the weather forecast from yesterday forecasted no rain, we decided to go for a hike, one of the things we love to do in these Corona times. … Read more

Pellworm – Sunny autumn vacation

After the heater in the apartment on the island of Pellworm totally broke down, we were lucky get an alternative option. Our AirBnb hosts have another house on the island which we could use. That … Read more