Waiting for spring

The thing that’s hardest about winter in Berlin is not the cold.

It’s the dark.

Their way in Deutschland

Born in German colonial territories, many immigrants considered themselves residents of the German Empire. Some had a recognized right to move to Germany, some did not, but almost none were considered eligible for German citizenship.

At Heidelberg for New Year’s

The German version of the phrase, ‘Don’t miss the forest for the trees,’ could arguably be ‘Don’t miss the famous castle for the bargains at the end of the Weinachtmarkt.’