Cornish cliffs

My Easter Egg hunt this year extended to a nine kilometre walk, starting from Land's End at the (disputably) very bottom south-west corner of England. Escaping the tourist clutter (and Tatiana's incredulity that you had to pay for photos with that famous sign) was a priority, and thanks to the … [Read more...]

Driving me crazy

Yesterday I had the joy of returning to teenager-hood as I took my driving theory test here in Germany. The rules are different for everyone but with my Australian licence (thirteen years of unblemished driving) I need to take the theory and practical tests and the first aid course. And so it was … [Read more...]

Tea for four: An Aussie demos Japan in Germany

Following the tradition of mixing cultures as much as possible (like the kendo exhibition of July) - and thanks to the fact that I'm muddled enough to try to keep up my Japanese language skills while I'm living in Germany - today saw four members of my language class (two Germans, a French woman and … [Read more...]