I gotta admit, I’m curious as to this one. My first thought was my friend Peter, he knows a lot of music – but I can’t decide on the song. As I get older I find the memory isn’t what it used to be (if it ever was) and remembering all the lyrics of everything […]
It’s Saturday. For most of us the workweek is over. It’s a time to relax, go somewhere, do something. Except…. Where I am, and probably where you are too, there isn’t much attraction in going places. Yes, I could now take the train to Freiburg and shop, something I haven’t been able to do […]
It is easy not to notice something that isn’t there. Which is why this scarecrow I saw Monday afternoon took me by surprise. It was in what is essentially someone’s backyard, a children’s play area that backs onto one of the trails I walk on frequently. I’m sure it wasn’t there last week. Scarecrows are […]
Stores in my part of Germany appear to be well-stocked with what seemed a month ago to be the world’s most precious commodity: toilet paper. You can find different jokes and memes online poking fun at the situation. I’ve shared some here already. Saturday night though I experienced edible toilet paper, something I had previously […]
For those of us used to working from home the “new normal” probably isn’t that different from the old one. I don’t get excited about car rides – can’t go and visit people yet, and nothing here is open that I want to visit.
Saw these ones for the first time yesterday. Maybe I just hadn’t noticed them before, but that is unlikely considering how many are in crevices in the old city wall.