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About bramble

  • Birthday 01/08/1947

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  • Hometown Stanleytown//Wales and Wülfrath/Germany
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  1. Coronavirus

      In the Kita my daughter works (she's the housekeeper there) there was also a similar case a few weeks ago. First the mother, then the child was tested positive. No other children were infected. The whole group including the Erzieherinnen had to quarantine. The kitas employ Corona-Kindergarten-Helfer. My daughter was approached whether she would would add an extra hour with more pay to fill this job, which she accepted. As the housekeeper she is already responsible for hygiene etc. In addition she now collects the kids from their groups when the parents come to collect them. The parents have to stay outside while she brings each child separately to the door.
  2. Maybe these people can help:
  3.   It depends on the Mietvertrag and the Verteilerschlüssel. For instance, in the last flat I lived there were no individual water meteres. 
  4.   Visiting is different than actually moving in with someone. You have to register your new address for instance and the landlord has to be informed anyway because of the Nebenkostenabrechnung, which is only fair to all the other tenants. 
  5.   Just heard on the TV that she is indeed American. She faces a heavy fine. 
  6. Bees are only interested in flowers, where they collect pollen to make honey. What you see in bakeries are wasps. They love sweet things as well as rotting fruit and the food on your plate. They also swarm around litter bins. Especially at this time of the year. 
  7. Coronavirus

      True. Even the Germans have stopped shaking hands. Never thought it was possible. 
  8.   But it doesn't matter where she's from. What she did is irresponsible. 
  9. Coronavirus

      Berlin. In the view of Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn, the use of a possible corona vaccine should first need to be prioritised. In the initial phase there will probably not be enough vaccine for everyone, the CDU politician told "Focus Online" (Friday). Therefore, the Vaccination Commission is working on proposals where some things are already foreseeable. "First of all, those who are exposed to a risk due to their jobs - nurses, doctors and physicians - will be vaccinated. And then come risk groups such as the very elderly or people with pre-existing conditions".   He is optimistic that after a few months there could be enough for everyone - if there is a vaccine then. Spahn reiterated: "There will be no compulsory vaccination". Translated with (free version)      
  10. Don't panic! Test of national catastrophe alarm

    We heard nothing here either. It was announced on Tagesschau yesterday evenening that the test failed.     More of the article here:  
  11. Landlady not replying to termination

      That's why you should join the Mieterverein. They can help sort the muddle out for you and they will also write the necessary correspondence for you, too.       
  12. Landlady not replying to termination

          As others have already recommended, I really do think you should join a Mieterverein. They will have all the answers you need. 
  13. Landlady not replying to termination

    Withholding the rent is pretty dodgy.   The Kaution is paid by the tenant to cover any outstanding payments of the Nebenkostenabrechnung after he has moved out and/or possible damages incurred to the property. It can take about 6 months before you get your deposit back.
  14. Landlady not replying to termination

    Well, I hope this termination and confirmation through messaging and email will work out for you. We've had a similar discussion here before concerning the correct form for termination of rental contracts. Just for information:     And it's also best to send it per Einschreiben, preferably Einschreiben/Einwurf.