Merry Christmas!! I hope you had an amazing christmas day and continue to have festivities over Boxing Day. I just wanted to check in and see how you all are and to let you know the type of day I had, a little insight into my life and what christmas is like for me in… Continue reading Christmas Day at the Clarks!
So guys and gals I have finally made it home for christmas! Had a nice last week with my group, enjoying secret santa where I was given a selfie stick! and a lovely hot water bottle for the cold German nights and James liked his present I gave him of a wine stopped that had… Continue reading HOME!!
This is the kitchen and my bedroom where I am staying at the moment : Hattstedter Marsch. It has log fires and a great view out over the marsh land. Shame we get up in the dead of the night to start our day other wise I’m sure it looks lovely in the morning. … Continue reading No hats in Hattstedter.
It was Kathis birthday on Sunday and we are only 45km from the Danish border so we decided to take a little jaunt up north to see if there was anything interesting. We were firstly greered by a beautiful double rainbow.. And then found the border.. … Continue reading Brief visit to Denmark but no Danish pastries..
So we have moved from Rastede to Ahrensburg which is 40 minute train ride from Hamburg. So I took a little trip into Hamburg yesterday for some Christmas shopping .. We found an umbrella shop next to where we had dinner. In one of our plays “The Girl with the Golden Wig”… Continue reading “Dude, can I touch your slug..?”
In Northern Germany, Sankt Nikolaus is usually celebrated on a small scale. Many children put a boot called Nikolaus-Stiefel (Nikolaus boot) outside the front door on the night of 5 December. St. Nicholas fills the boot with gifts and sweets overnight, and at the same time checks up on the children to see if they… Continue reading Happy St. Nicholas Day!!
Today me and 2 colleagues went to Oldenburg to see what they had to offer. Rastede doesn’t have much to offer us being only little so we journeyed 20 minutes down the autobahn to Oldenburg. The town of Oldenburg is very old in places and the buildings are extremely beautiful. Great archaetecture. … Continue reading Oldenburg..and getting into the Christmas spirit..