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Mixtape for Mothers

Happy Mother’s Day! In Germany, as in other countries around the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. We already have Mothering Sunday in the UK behind us, which always falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent, in the run up to Easter, and thus moves around. At the end of […] Read more…

Dandelions & Childhood Heroes

It’s not been a great start to the year, as far as losing idols and heroes is concerned. First David Bowie and Alan Rickman in quick succession, then Terry Wogan a couple of weeks later. And now, Peter Lustig. One of the biggest – if not *the* biggest – heroes of my childhood. If you don’t […] Read more…

Burns Night Mixtape

Today is Robert Burns Day, also known as Burns Night, the day when the life and works of Scotland’s national bard get celebrated. Of course, we’ll be celebrating tonight too. Sadly, it’s the second year running that we’ve been unable to convince any of our German friends to join us for a haggis supper – […] Read more…

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