Musing About This And That – Part 2


Today I visited grandma and grandpa and we enjoyed “Kaffee und Kuchen” as we say in Germany, and that means enjoying coffee and cake. But it’s not to be taken literally, because I don’t like coffee and I always drink something else. I ate a “Bienenstich”, that’s a bee sting cake and very delicious. I believe “Kaffe und Kuchen” time is very similar to the british tea time, it’s more about coming together to chat. We talked about our family history today, and grandpa told me that one of his nephew lives in Peru since a long time already because … Continue reading Musing About This And That – Part 2

Flower Pots In A Parking Structure


You don’t find a lot of colours in this cold season, but when you do, it’s a picture worth. One of the local malls has a quite huge parking structure, and that’s where I found the flowers that you can see in my photo. I used my 50mm lens to take the photo, because that’s the lens I had attached but this allowed me to highlight the foreground. I saw several big flower pots and the flower looks like lavender to me, but I am not that great in botanic and I wouldn’t wonder if I am wrong. I know … Continue reading Flower Pots In A Parking Structure

Swimming Great Crested Grebe


Here is a photo of a great crested grebe. I cropped the photo quite a bit and it resulted in quality loss, but I wanted to show this bird anyway. I find them quite funny, because they do basically look like the punks under the birds. If you like to take a look, here is another photo of this species. I can’t await the warmer season, to get out again and to maybe take new bird photos. This winter I wasn’t really in the mood to go hiking or to do photography, but it’s usually anyway more the time where … Continue reading Swimming Great Crested Grebe