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58 posts, 15:11 hrs
oh yes...my late kitty liked to eat it I'd turn my back after unpacking something and he'd instantly wheedle his way into the box...crunch crunch crunch... fishing the already chewed crumbly…
6 posts, 15:03 hrs
It's simple for me. One brother gets a bottle of vodka cause that's what he likes. My sis gets chocolates. My other brother and his family maybe a jigsaw puzzle or something like that. My mom I'm…
37 posts, 14:46 hrs
"Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short Wear shirts and boots 'cause it's okay to be a boy But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading 'Cause you think that being a girl is degrading But…
44 posts, 14:39 hrs
@rodisi: How can we be sure that the organisation which carried out this study isn't politically biased? Moreover, politics has never been only about facts, it's always been about emotions, opinions,…
38 posts, 14:30 hrs
Totally agree, Another one, mung beans or green gram. We can find it in any srilankan or indian stores. Soak a half cup of that in water overnight. Then add salt ,pepper and garlic, and let…
13 posts, 13:10 hrs
Around 20 years ago before moving to Germany, i spent 5-6 days around Christmas in Munich. Even though it is a tourist trap, I went to the Hofbräuhaus with people from the place where i was…
56 posts, 12:33 hrs
It's been weeks now, and the only timeline I have found for the morning of the crime is on CNN. Dresden's two papers never put out anything so detailed (that I saw, anyhow). CNN reported the…
33 posts, 11:37 hrs
My wife (unemployed) has received a Berechtigungsschein from the Agentur für Arbeit to attend the Berufsbezogener Sprachkurs. It is stated in the Berechtigungsschein... that it is free for…
87 posts, 10:59 hrs
I disagree that one's extroversion or introversion informs their tolerance or even enjoyment of impersonal outside stimuli, such as the hustle and bustle of a big city. Personal interactions can…
26 posts, 21:58 yesterday
That's interesting you can see shades of Keith Haring. It's a colorful piece, look how large the shoes are on the dancer in the middle and the peeling paint in the background adds character to the…
30 posts, 21:45 yesterday
Definitely dont think they'll find her if she's in Iran like she said. Wondering how the OP found the flat? If it was on Immobilien Scout24 or other such housing platforms I'd inform them as well.
388 posts, 20:42 yesterday
Typical german fashion to be the first to reject american technology while, at the same time, puff up their "higher" standards like the ones they used for diesel emissions or airport fire…
178 posts, 19:14 yesterday
That’s the one, Acton! I was walking past a hotel in Central Hamburg and he beckoned me over! He span a yarn- it was a posh car and he was very well dressed and elegant. I guess at the time he was…
12 posts, 16:43 yesterday
Just because I don't plan on teaching in a school atm doesn't mean I might at some some point in the future. Like I said, I passed 3 out of 4 parts so going in for 15 minutes to finish the last bit…
207 posts, 12:38 yesterday
I like it between 19°C and 22°C. Dry(ish - can't be too pedantic and the plants and aquifers need it). And a nice cloudscape and multicoloured sunsets like they do them on the western coasts and…
43 posts, 11:58 yesterday
I wouldn't expect anything less from a 1 party dictatorship that knows it is only safe whilst the workers have jobs and can feed their families. There is also the point about the Chinese authorities…
29 posts, 10:52 yesterday
If I was you then I think I would do the following; Put up a sign (done). Leave a note on the windscreen stating that they are parking on private property and if they do it again they will be…
658 posts, 10:36 yesterday
He (or one of his team) is at markthalle 9 most satudays. Theother places like Goldhahn and Samsun typically have bacon but dont always carry the full range. I think its cheaper at Markhalle 9 too.
1,327 posts, 13 December
I only started getting interested in cricket in the mid 80s so missed Bob Willis' career..was always aware of him though with his terrific bowling stats and the reruns that would be played during the…
166 posts, 13 December
I read the actual court decision - some side issues still can be taken to court, like not letting the Kita use the outside areas for parking kiddie buggies etc. I *bet* the old couple will do that.
73 posts, 13 December
If you hadn't been bragging about how you cheat on public transportation together with hubby, and pushing back with no sense of wrongdoing when we called you it for out, I might advise you. But the…
43 posts, 13 December
Get help from caritas or similar and buy cheap food. Gut und Gunstig, Ja, Kaufland own brand, are cheap brands inside the main superstores and of course there is ALDI and LIDL. Friends of mine…
3 posts, 13 December
Hi Davey, I have just moved to Munich and would like to take up Squash again. I played a few years ago but not had a the chance since. I am 34 and living in the North of the city at the…
9 posts, 13 December
yes, I know the many providers have altered there rates to be completive with the not so new alternatives. But I still think the overall package from a separate provider is the best alternative,…
48 posts, 13 December
If you move your residence to another country then you should deregister in Germany. This will free you from your requirements for Tax, health insurance etc. If you are only staying ~7 days every…
9 posts, 13 December
I removed the password from a windows 10 machine for a friend, last year Its quite easy and free, you just need to make a boot disk/SD card, then boot the machine from this boot disk, then just…
5 posts, 13 December
If you don't like the answer, then ignore the problem! Isn't it a German thing? They must be more integrated than we thought! (Or to be fair, they could be following up with the family or…
97 posts, 12 December
This "free money" is just driving prices higher and the money itself just goes straight into the pockets of the Maklers and Banks (in fees and interest), and of course... hand workers.
42 posts, 12 December
Wish I could give this message 1000 thumbs up. I have been saying this all along and even detailed why. edit: I would stress again, dual track the process: 1) put the house back on the market…
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In a legal first, animal rights activists have asked Germany's top court to ban the practice of castrating young male pigs without anaesthetic -- with the piglets themselves listed as the plaintiffs.

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Weekend Wanderlust: Finding woodland and witches in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Weekend Wanderlust: Finding woodland and witches in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Despite being the most popular holiday destination for domestic tourists, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is woefully under-visited by non-Germans. According to the Lonely Planet, 97 percent of tourists who flock to the region each year are German. If foreigners have visited, it’s most likely to have been to the seaside Stadt of Rostock and maybe to see the stunning Schloss of Schwerin, the capital. But few venture deep into the forests that cover the vast mass of the northeastern state. I spent a wintry weekend in the woods of this beautiful Bundesland to see what we have been missing out on.