Berlin through an objective lens #3

It’s the time of the year to get festive. Therefore we had some friends over for a Christmas dinner and some of our favourite Londoners for NYE.

Pre-Christmas wonderland

On the weekend I went home to Bavaria to see my parents and to take a break from Berlin. Don’t get me wrong, I love Berlin. As a country potato though it is quite tiring and I needed some time off from the big city life. Furthermore I felt like I would be happier coming back…

Home Sweet Home

Christmas Of course I had to go home for Christmas. My flight was on the 23rd evening, so I just got home in time. Furthermore as the Australian was coming with me and we decided to go to Berlin for New Year’s we only had a little time at my parents’ place. Therefore my mother…

“Advent, Advent ein Lichtlein brennt…

… Advent, Advent one light burns, at first one then two then three then four, then Christ Child is around the corner. Well, this saying for the four weeks before Christmas sounds much better in German, because it rhymes. Furthermore I had to realize, that the english time before Christmas isn’t the same as our…