Großer Garten

It was a bit surprising to arrive after a one and a half hours drive along back roads, copplestone streets through little towns and past a long lake at the Großer Garten. It was our destination, that wasn’t the surprise. It was parking next to other cars with a Berlin number plate in a seemingly…

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What a summer

This summer was all about settling into our new home, having as many meals outside on the balcony as possible, drinking coffee poured over ice cubes in form of fishes, enjoying the natural air-condition of a Berliner Altbau, picking tomatoes and herbs from the balcony, jumping into the nearby lake after work, reading-reading-reading, going camping…

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Fernwehkalender 2018

Bevor wir die Karoowüste in Südafrika im Frühjahr verließen, hielten wir an einem Kaktusgarten an. Die stacheligen Pflanzen waren überall, manche mehrere Meter hoch, andere noch jung und klein. Eigentlich war es ein Kaktuswald. “Tolle Sammlung”, sagte ich zu dem älteren Mann mit den langen, weißen Haaren, der zwischen den Kakteen saß. Er schaute mich…

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