‘On 23rd June voters in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland decided in favour leaving the European Union, the so-called “Brexit”.’
How often have I read these words in the past half year, or even written them myself? I wrote them in July for the Oberurseler Woche and again later in the year in a slightly different form to report on a information evening about German citizenship. I have used similar words on my blog and I have given interviews about the referendum to the Taunus Zeitung and Frankfurter Rundschau. But having reported and answered questions about the facts, there remains a personal side to the issue. My story, as a British Citizen living in Oberursel. [Read More…]
The 2016 Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Oberursel starts on Thursday, 24th November and continues until Sunday, 27th November.
The market is open Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday 2pm-10pm, Saturday 12pm-10pm and Sunday 12pm-9pm, and takes place in front of the town hall (Rathausplatz), along the “Vorstadt” and “Strackgasse”, and on the market square (“Marktplatz”) with over 100 stands in total. Additionally this year the new car park behind the Stadthalle in the Hospitalstraße will also have stands on it, including a merry-go-round. [Read More…]