Tag Archives: Phoenix See

Side Benefits

The past few days may wife and I have been visiting a few members of her extended family. Great fun for her, somewhat of a challenge for me. They are all nice people and I have enjoyed renewing acquaintances or, in some cases meeting them for the first time, but it is hard work. German […]

Urban Renewal

It’s an urban oasis, a place of peace and relaxation. Hard to imagine the belching smoke and noise that once filled this area. The first time I remember hearing about Dortmund was as a young boy, reading about the Second World War and the Allied bombing of the Nazis’ industrial base. Dortmund was a prime […]