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7 posts, 20:47 hrs
Hello We hold a lovely coffee afternoon on a Thursdays at 14:30 at Lollipop House in Darmstadt/Eberstadt. There are some very new mums and bumps. You Would be very welcome.
8 posts, 13:04 yesterday
There are quite a few English speakers in the area... Look for Golf clubs with English teachers... then approach them via email... The ones that I know are nice and friendly!
5 posts, 17 January
Yes, definitely. In fact I'm starting a small group for English speaking parents and children to get together and just get to know each other, speak English etc. in a natural, informal way. I'll…
7 posts, 15 January
I guess in the interest of the tenant it would be good to know whoever has signed the contract is a legitimate person and showing in person with their ID or providing a copy via a real estate agent…
3 posts, 11 January
Do you mean using a razor for *everything*? The guys at West Hair (next to Westbahnhof) are nice and they use scissors / razors / clippers depending on the type of hair and location... how else…
26 posts, 9 January
And that's why having a virus scanner can be worse than not having one: a false sense of security Indeed this all seems like too much work - just hand it in. Why should you waste your time…
14 posts, 9 January
I did the course with Berlitz in Darmstadt over a year ago - I found it good. 5 full days of speaking German - it does help you to break through. I speak English home and at work. The course helped…
2 posts, 8 January
Hi, really enjoyed your show last month with Lynn. This particular show is an open-mic, right? How does one sign-up to perform? I'm asking because I'm really interested in performing on one of the…
15 posts, 4 January
Yes I was before 1 month there to make my Blue Card application and for the same reason my application is not completed yet (all my documents are ready and correct but they are waiting the…
34 posts, 4 January
Ciao @Ettore - why don't you come along to the 2 Meetups this Saturday and meet some of the local gamers? Join me at Playing games in Bockenheim/Frankfurt meetu.ps/e/dh8qp/xlgtw/a...
6 posts, 3 January
Dear all, Link n Learn offers ballet classes in English for 2-4 years and 5-8 years in English. Please follow the link for more information - linknlearn.de/classes... We are currently…
2 posts, 3 January
Hi everyone, I am a family educator and postpartum doula, and also a mom of 2 girls. Starting the end of January, I'll be offering an English baby massage class for babies age 2 to 6 months. We are…
29 posts, 2 January
Just a heads up, as of November 2017 the consulate no longer accepts credit cards. Not sure if this is temporary or permanent. Accepted payment methods are: International Money Orders: American…
4 posts, 2 January
Hi there, I am a family educator and postpartum doula and I am offering classes for english speaking families in Oberursel. Starting the end of family, we´re having a baby sensory class for age 6…
2 posts, 2 January
Hi there, I am a family educator and postpartum doula and I am offering classes for english speaking families in Oberursel. Starting the end of family, we´re having a baby sensory class for age 6…
4 posts, 2 January
Unfortunately not, it's a trick some landlords use to make the place seem cheaper. NK is simply an estimate of costs for the following year. Having said all that it's not unusual for people to make…
57 posts, 31 December
@PandaMunich, having reviewed the earlier thread you referenced, I am now even better informed. At the moment, the hotel is my "Plan B," with Airbnb being my primary focus. I'd be willing to pay a…
4 posts, 26 December
Have you considered English-speaking scouts (US Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, or some other Anglophone scouting outfit)? Both have programs beginning at age 5. Participating in Anglophone scouting would…
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