Father’s Day

Today is Ascension Day, which is a holiday since 1934 in Germany. As the weather at this time of year is usually fine, it became a custom for men to wander in large groups of only men and drink quite lot of alcohol. What a fitting custom for Father’s Day, which is celebrated on the same day in Germany.

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Tell it noone – November 9th a turning point in German history

During my schooltime I never would have believed that I ever would take a look into the dark chapter of the late German history – the second world war. Because in my time there was no other topic in history lessons and at every school exchange it was said that we did these to make amends for that war. Then I thought to myself, why I as a daughter of a child born after the war was troubled with this and why history was not left alone.

Since then the world has changed, I have changed. And so I Continue reading “Tell it noone – November 9th a turning point in German history”

Packing my suitcase I take with me … a selfmade dress

Fast a week of holiday is over, but I will not forget my Marilyn Monroe moment wearing my new dress (pattern by pattydoo: Marie with sleeves from Chloe) – sadly without picture. When I went up the stairs to the red tower of St. Agatha the wind turned my skirt up. Fortunately we were the only visitors and so only the children had fun, when Mum Continue reading “Packing my suitcase I take with me … a selfmade dress”