Category: East Germany

Let’s celebrate 650 or 822 years of Rostock!

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So a fortnight ago, I mentioned that one of my summer trips through Germany was to a city called Rostock. In truth, I have been to Rostock many times, but I haven’t actually been to Rostock! I know. It’s confusing. Let me clarify. Rostock… Continue Reading “Let’s celebrate 650 or 822 years of Rostock!”

And off to Rostock I went!

And off to Rostock I went! Victoria Ade-Genschow; The British Berliner;

We made it! It’s 2023! Oh! My! God! I can’t even begin to tell you the stuff that I went through in December / January. On Christmas Eve! There was a gas leak nearby, so we ended up with no gas or heating for… Continue Reading “And off to Rostock I went!”

Germany and Poland are one!

Germany and Poland are one! Uferpromenade_JakobBöhmeHaus_Zgorzelec_© Urzad Miasta Zgorzelec

Oh no you didn’t! Oh yes, I did! Oh dear! I mentioned the complicated relationship between Germany and Poland a few years ago, and all I got was a barrage of insults and outrage! Neither side were happy. Ah well! In this context however,… Continue Reading “Germany and Poland are one!”