Gemüsesuppe & Kartoffelpuffer

Traditional fare at the Stammesfest on Christi Himmelfahrt at the Partner Erde Scout Group in Rüsselsheim:

1. Gemüsesuppe (Vegetable soup) – home made the night before

Gemüsesuppe

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Visiting the Opel Zoo

The Opel Zoo is one of those places that I have passed so many times in the past 25 years, but until recently had never actually visited.

Located between Kronberg and Königstein on the B455, I used to drive past it every day on the way to work, later on the way to client appointments, and any time that we travel by car towards Cologne.

Actually what I was driving past was the main entrance and part of the car park.  In fact the car park is not only much bigger, there is an overflow car park located deep into the woods as well.

The main entrance to the Opel Zoo next to the B455The main entrance to the Opel Zoo

The zoo itself is not cheap to visit. [Read more…]

Brexit Day has come (or not)

Well here we are on 29th March, 2019, and today is supposed to be Brexit Day, when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

The last few weeks have seen a fury of activity in the House of Commons, culminating in the votes on Wednesday night to decide which is the preferred way forward.  It does rather beg the question why that decision was not taken at the start of the process, before negotiations with the EU got underway.  In fact, it would have probably made more sense to agree on one of those options before the referendum itself.  That way, at least the Leave campaign could truthfully argue “people knew what they were voting for”.  As we saw on Wednesday, not even the MPs in the House of Commons can agree on what “Brexit” is going to mean. [Read more…]

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