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Die Nachbarn

Our neighbours are back. Noisy, nosey and oh, how we missed them! Not sure where they disappeared to early last summer, or even whether the herd that have come back to graze on the grassy slope just beyond our apartment are the same. 628 weitere Wörter

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Un franchouillard

He said it himself: Je suis un franchouillard. A derogatory term for an ‚average‘ French person, that midde-class ‚Français moyen‘ with all its preconceptions. Yet there was nothing average about Bernard Tapie. 652 weitere Wörter

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Eins, deux, tre...

Our recent holiday was a Swiss three-in-one special. We started out in our German-speaking Central Switzerland, moved on to French-speaking Vaud, then to the Canton of Valais where a mix of both French and German is spoken. 850 weitere Wörter

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Gute fahrt!

It was a very good trip.

Our daughter’s long-awaited visit from the UK finally happened in early September. We spent two weeks together and it felt like the first true vacation since the pandemic began. 567 weitere Wörter

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Renaissance

It has been a long, wet, unseasonably cool summer. We had the odd nice day here and there but there’s no denying that this was the summer that wasn’t. 334 weitere Wörter

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Where are you from?

It’s a simple question.

People live in different places but they are usually from somewhere. A hometown or a country or a continent. Recently, on holiday in Germany, I realized that I’m not sure how to answer it anymore. 648 weitere Wörter

France

Wetter

This is one German word I’m having no trouble translating. Because the weather is in fact wetter.

Don’t be fooled by all those stunning photos I’ve been posting. 291 weitere Wörter

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