My husband was born in Liverpool. The people from Liverpool are fondly called “Liverpudlians” or “Scousers”. Sometimes the rest of the British nation makes fun of the people from Liverpool. And maybe not without reason. The men from Liverpool are meant to be wearing long, black moustaches and chequered shirts. But I must disappoint you.Continue reading “Lobscouse – A Seafarer’s Dish”
Five years I wrote a book from of the bottom of my heart. First, it got a good review. But a while later it got the most damming review possible. Vor fünf Jahren schrieb ich ein Buch aus der Tiefe meines Herzens. Am Anfang erhielt ich eine gute Buchkritik. Aber eine Weile später erhieltContinue reading “Learning to cope with criticism – Lernen mit Kritik umzugehen”
For many homebound persons online shopping is the only way to get their goods now more than ever. If you are in a risk group, it could be a very convenient way of shopping. I personally ordered some face masks for my family. Even if the government has not issued any clear guidelines yet, faceContinue reading “Online Shopping at your fingertips”
Yesterday my husband finished off our raised beds. We got the wood and the earth delivered from Travis Perkins. Gestern stellte mein Mann die Hochbeete fertig. Travis Perkins brachte uns das Holz und die Erde. Then my husband cut the wood into the right size, assembled it and lined the the floor with sheets. DanachContinue reading “Raised beds-Hochbeete”
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Aloe vera is a healing plant. The Gel has all the nutrients of this precious plant making it an ideal hand gel. I have one Aloe Vera plant on my window sill. I keep the gel in my handbag. That way it is always with me.
Once I watched the German version of Shaun the sheep with my children on our German satellite programme. During this occasion the proverb The grass is greener on the other side. was mentioned. The German did not in any way reflect the true meaning of this idiom. Das Gras ist grüner auf der anderen Seite.Continue reading “Why it is so difficult to translate proverbs – Warum es so schwierig ist, Sprichwörter zu übersetzen”
You do not need plenty of money to make this day a special day. A picnic with your family, a nice chat with neighbours over the fence and a walk into the sunshine. That is all you have to do. What an amazing day! Sie brauchen nicht viel Geld, um aus diesem Tag einen besonderenContinue reading “Make your day amazing – Machen Sie sich einen unvergesslichen Tag”
Now you can get big quantities with this click. Jetzt gibt es große Mengen mit diesem Klick.
In the previous post I wrote about resilience. In dem vorherigen Artikel schrieb ich über Resilienz. It is the wrong time trying to learn resilience, when you have just lost a loved one. Then you should take all the time possible to mourn. Positive Thinking is then out of place. The time will come, whenContinue reading “When is the right time to learn resilience?-Wann ist es die richtige Zeit Resilienz zu erlernen?”