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  1. Activities for toddlers

    Our oldest went to junior gymnastics from 1 until she turned 4. It was a good way to stay in touch with her earliest friends because they all ended up in different Kitas.
  2. Lufthansa Strike

      I don't think the people that fly relatively infrequently will be affected. I am sure though that over a certain threshold, some sort of graduated 'green tax' will be introduced for frequent flyers. 
  3. Lufthansa Strike

      Also, some countries still see it as a strategic imperative to have a functioning national airline - Lufthansa bringing back stranded tourists at the start of the Covid pandemic is a good example.   I'm a bit ambivalent when it comes to the airline industry. On the one hand, I grew up in 1980s Ireland where air travel was out of financial reach for most due to Aer Lingus' monopoly and exorbitant prices. So I can admire Ryanair's success and even O'Leary's chutzpah (up to a point). However, the airline business has just grown too much imho - airline travel is now nearly seen as a right by a lot of people, irrespective of the environmental cost. I don't think the industry can continue like it has for the last 25 years.
  4. Attacked by a dog, what is my legal situation?

      Maybe an option is to write a polite letter explaining the situation and say you are welcome for a chat? I think if you are polite and reasonable, he should be accommodating.
  5. Attacked by a dog, what is my legal situation?

      The Corona virus / his business should not come into the equation:  your priority is the well-being of your daughter using the communal garden. Come on now,  it's not the most onerous task to put a leash on your dog. Plain laziness from the owner. 
  6. Coin counting machine locations?

    Another option could be to buy a manual one on Amazon.   
  7.   I see the Berlin Hikers have a nude hike organised for June!! :-)  
  8. Hi Pesar,   How many times have you gone to dancing lessons? That is one activity that you are nearly guaranteed to have at least a 50/50 female / male split.   I can't remember if I gave this advice last time: When I was single in Ireland, I joined a hiking club - again, the gender balance was around 50/50. Also, because we met up early Sunday mornings, the people who attended were sporty and not really into the night club scene. Here is a hiking club in Berlin: https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Berlin-Hikers/   Hope this helps.
  9.   I suggested that the school should defer the tuition. Obviously not suitable for all students but an option for those who plan to stay locally in the next 6-12 months. 
  10. I'm really finding this unfair by the language school. I worked for an English school here and I can imagine the reaction of our German clients if we had given them such a fait accompli.
  11. It seems to me the language school is pulling a fast one here. You have paid for X hours tuition and you should receive X hours tuition. Punkt. It's the school's responsibility to worry about how they choose to assign trainers or reduce numbers in each group. If they cannot fulfill the agreed contract, the customer should not lose out.    A reputable school would follow official Covid rules and still give their customers exactly what they paid for - even if the students have to defer tuition until a later date or do tuition via Skype etc.
  12.   @shapebuster  Are you 100% sure that the new woman is the man's girlfriend? Is there a possibility that your property manager is jumping to conclusions? I say this because I was talking to my wife about your situation and she said it is quite common for single elders to have younger carers staying with them - especially in Berlin. 
  13. Ah, that's a pity. He's great playing the role of George's father in Seinfeld.
  14. I wonder if Pesar, the OP,  had any success in the end?
  15.   I saw them a couple of times in Ireland in the 2000s - really superb shows: sound  and vision in perfect synchronicity.  And such unique music -  a yearning for the future always underpinned by a nostalgia for the past..all packaged in melodies that will be played far, far into the future.