„Guten Tag,“ sagt die Verkäuferin, „was kann ich für sie tun?“ „Ich möchte gerne Glück aus der Dose.” “Das haben wir leider nur frisch und geschnitten.” ————————————————– “Good morning,” says the vendor, “what can I do for you?” “I’d like some happiness in a can.” “That we have, but only fresh and sliced.”
Back from vacation, I am struck by Berlin winter. To be warm, I pep up my recently purchased in style robe coat with my old jacket underneath. In the 3 degrees outside I start sweating and smile to myself: This cocoon around me is a little Thailand – a souvenir called sweating.
I went up the stairs. Everything was hopelessly gray: the concrete stairs, the old walls, the sky through the window, the street, the building opposite. Only one of the balconies was framed by a big, fat red bush of geranium. I thought I should ring their bell and tell them how happy their flowers made […]
From now on, this blog will be fed a little less regularly. I find it hard to resist that habit to blog everyday after having blogged 1287 times in almost three years (December 2012), but I want to spread my energy differently. :) See you soon here again. Von jetzt an wird dieser Blog etwas unregelmäßiger […]
On our way to the Botanical garden in Dahlem, we passed an avenue with twenty-five oak trees showering ripe acorns. As by wonder we don’t get hit. It’s a lucky commemoration of the German reunification!
After shopping I put everything into two paper bags. On the way home, one of the bags broke. A passing lady laughed and said “That’s a classic.”
Romy, you have a new connection request from Dhanabasalan Sisovadilumbalasubramananiam. Well, that rings the not-a-real-person-but-spam-alarm.
«At my office it’s boiling hot…The warm air can never get out, because the windows are closed for safety during the night.» «We could go there in the evening, sit there and open the windows for an hour.»
Jlmek = Je leeft maar een keer
In a restaurant in Berlin: “When is your happy hour?” “Now.” “Until when?” “It’s always happy hour.” “Hehe.” “We used to have specific times. But now it’s just happy hour all the time.”