Tag: germany

Adventures in Americaland: Part One

The beginning of our Adventures in Americaland aka the USA The Big Day finally arrived and dark and early on a Sunday morning, we gathered our dogs, our bags and our passports and we got into the taxi and we headed off to Frankfurt airport. Dogs were surprisingly well behaved, despite being tired and anxious. …

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counting down and a lovely morning walk

When you spend so much time on your own, you tend to lose track of the days, dates and holidays. Apparently today is a holiday. “Good Friday” Which means everything German is closed and pretty much everything American too. I was going to go to Ramstein to buy some much needed things for Odin’s arrival, …

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was sitting here and I realised what was different

The time! Today is the 29th! So now Germany is back on “normal” time – YAY! Seriously. There’s no point to DST anymore. They should scrap it. I wondered why I felt so unusually rested this morning – I got an extra hour of sleep (thanks to my dogs being so tired after yesterday’s long …

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WoRMS and walks and ribs

Was reading an article about the WoRMS catalog (World Register of Marine Species) (http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31851525) on the BBC, and while I am quite happy about their achievement (finally sorting it all and finding out what was duplication and what really is extinct) I was quite sad that the catalog dropped nearly 50%. I personally do not …

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