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Wer, wie, wo – here we go

Wer, wie, wo – here we go

Ring out the false, ring in the true

July 9, 2015 by Jenn

As the second anniversary of our moving to Hamburg approaches, it seems apt to reflect a bit. Isn’t this what we all do – or are convinced we should do… Read more…

The single-axle trailer of evil

April 3, 2015 by Jenn

My last blog post – which, frankly was ages ago (sorry, AngloInfo!) – should have been entitled, “How to find a job in Germany without chucking yourself off a cliff… Read more…

Categories: Observations

Working it out

March 9, 2015 by Jenn

I’ve been struggling to find the time to write about anything since my return from London. Being wiped out by the flu is one (valid) reason. The other (invalid) ones… Read more…

Categories: Work

Home is where the teacups are

February 13, 2015 by Jenn

I spent this past weekend with an old flame. I had mixed emotions as the date approached and I packed my suitcase. Would I feel the same rush of obsession?… Read more…

Categories: Returning home

Now where did I lay that instruction booklet?

January 28, 2015 by Jenn

Last Friday was the deadline for enrolling our eldest daughter in Grundschule, or primary school, and it felt like one of the first, in what will no doubt be a… Read more…

99 Luftballons auf ihrem Weg zum Horizont

January 21, 2015 by Jenn

I love a list. I make them all the time. Lists of books to read, people to write, recipes to try, ways to change, things to do… So, excuse what… Read more…

Categories: Observations

Are you using an ‘ü’ in that, or just a ‘u’?

January 12, 2015 by Jenn

It’s day 542 of my Hamburg adventure (which I’m now just calling my life because, really, I am living here now with my family and so it is my life…. Read more…

Categories: Observations