Bye-bye 2019!

And again a year has flown by. Astonished I look at the past 364 days in which I wrote 186 German blog posts and almost as much English ones. In some weeks (mainly my vacations) I actually managed to write each day but then there were phases like these holidays in which I did not have the time or energy for it. But looking at the average I published every second day.

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Christmas in July

Christmas in Juli is an unofficial holiday in the southern hemisphere, where Christmas is actually celebrated in the summer. So residents from that area who wanted to have the wintry christmas feeling, began to throw Christmas celebrations in July, as that is the peak month of their winter season. We on the other side can now with 40°C in the shade today expierence how it is to have Christmas celebrations in the summer. Furthermore for all that want to gift handmade items the production time begins in Juli. Only 152 days until Christmas!

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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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