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Entries Tagged as 'Germany'

A short visit to Cologne

May 24th, 2024 · No Comments · Life

I have just returned from a short visit to Cologne. Jayne forced me to take a holiday and I picked Cologne because I had never been there, and it offered the opportunity for a day trip out to Wuppertal to see the Schwebebahn suspended railway. I don’t think I have been to Germany for 30+years, […]

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The Germans are coming

June 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Germans are coming · Life

I see from my local paper that the Germans are coming to Crawley this weekend, from Crawley’s twin town, Dorsten.  According to the Crawley News: More than 100 people from Dorsten are coming to the town to enjoy 48 hours of sport and music. What could possibly go wrong? I think they will all be […]

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My own Berlin Wall memories

November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on My own Berlin Wall memories · Life

I don’t have any proper Berlin wall memories.  I have never been to Berlin.  The closest I got was a couple of trips to Nuremburg.  I can remember a colleague at work jumping on a plane when the wall came down so she could be part of history, and she came back to work with […]

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April 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Music

Even better than listening to Tanzwut is reading the entry about them on Wikipedia: it is straight from the file marked couldn’t-make-it-up.

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