Our own little hurricane

orkan-duesseldorf-090614-08-headerYesterday I was working on our patch of land. I seeded some more radish and moved some plants and as it was really hot, I was longing for a little rain at some point of the day. Due to the weather I expected a thunderstorm. Nothing much. Just a little thunder and rain. What I got was for more Continue reading


Japan Day 2014 in Dusseldorf – Hello Manga!


Every year Dusseldorf celebrates Japan Day due to one of the biggest Japanese communities outside of Japan here in Dusseldorf. Now in the eight years that I’ve been living here in Dusseldorf, I’ve never been to Japan Day during the day. I once watched the fireworks but that is a different story. This saturday I went during the day. What have I missed all those years! Continue reading