Trams, and tramlines!… Something of a novelty for us! Much more interesting than being underground, and much more useful for spotting sights and getting to know the city – plus they are much more exciting than a bus for the Small people! And me? I just like the way the lines dissect […]
Something I wasn’t expecting to see in the centre of Munich! Apparently Munich is famous for river surfing, and thousands brave the icy cold waters of the Eisbach each year all year around to surf in the city! … Well, you learn something new everyday!
I have a neighbour, his name might be Totoro… he lives in the fridge! Yesterday was The Four Year Old’s Fifth birthday! Not to be outdone at his sister’s recent Catbus cake request (and throwing caution to the wind at his mother’s cake making skills), the (now) Five Year old requested Totoro himself in […]
I haven’t been organised enough to join in with The Gallery so far in this blog, but having seen that this week’s topic is about one of my favourite things – I had to make an extra effort! Light. It can make or break a picture in my opinion, whether artificial or natural. It […]
The bridge near Munich Zoo looks like it is quite new to the tradition of securing padlocks to something to signify a couples never-ending love… Apparently this originated in a novel by Italian writer Frederico Moccia – trust such a romantic gesture to come from Italy! It can be seen across Europe, and I have […]
As you might have guessed from my previous post, I have been back to my favourite city for a (very) flying visit… The reason for the brief return home? All thanks to being subjected to the strangest ever emergency dentist appointment a couple of weeks ago in Munich… I had kind of hoped that […]
These past few days across Europe (and many other parts of the world), it has been Carnival, Munich included (it’s called Fasching here). For weeks the big department stores have dedicated huge sections of floor space to rows and rows of fancy dress gear, some of it more than slightly odd. You name it, […]