Am I allowed to park here?

One of the things that bothers me about supermarkets in Germany, is the provision of “Mother and child” parking spaces. Perhaps political correctness hasn’t quite got as crazy here as in other countries, but since I do the large shopping run each week with my daughter, it would be nice to have a “Parent and child” parking space that I could use.



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About Graham

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.


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