Winter has arrived!

Well, sort of. This morning the temperature was -5°C, which although not particularly cold for this time of year certainly made a difference to the almost springlike temperatures of last week.

For the first time this winter I had to scrape ice off the car!

Still no snow, though…


If you are looking for business contacts in Germany, there is a very large database of them at Xing (formerly openBC).

At Xing you can present yourself and look for other contacts that you already know or for people looking for your skills.

On the basis that everyone knows everyone else withing maximum 6 hops, you will be shown how people you know already have contact with the people you are find.

Xing is available in a free version and also a premium version, which gives your more search options, easier communication and special offers.
To try it out: click here!

All Things German

13 years ago I came to Germany as a work placement student. Eventually I came back to live here permanently and have now been here for 11 years.With this homepage I would like to help those who are thinking of moving to Germany to live or to study – in particular students looking for work placements.

In the next few weeks I will put writing about my experience and giving hints and tips on how to find placements here. Please try out the links on the left and if the button doesn’t work yet – then please visit again soon!

If you have any questions, you can ask them in the forum, where I will try to answer as many as possible. The forum is structured like the main site and you will need to register to post your entry.

I hope this site helps you and you find some useful information here!

Graham Tappenden

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