The colourful world of waste segregation in Germany.
Some random wednesday wisdom.....
The 'Should Visit Another Season' syndrome.
https://bloganuary.files.wordpress.com/2021/12/fb-daily-prompt-jan-27.png In the summer of 2019, I took a 4 month vacation in Germany. I was visiting my husband who was working in Hamburg and lived in a small town Wedel, on the banks of Elbe river. I have writen briefly about my time in Wedel here and here. https://www.instagram.com/p/B1HUzORiWLD/ Since I was not working… Continue reading Little pieces of heaven
Today's Bloganuary prompt was a tough one for me. 🙄 https://bloganuary.files.wordpress.com/2021/12/fb-daily-prompt-jan-25.png I looked at it in the morning but nothing struck me. 😔 During my short breaks from work, this topic was all I was wondering about and here I am at 11 pm just before going to bed, writing these words about not being… Continue reading One step at a time!
Happy New Year! 20 January 2020 was when I joined my new job. I can't believe it's already been 2 years since I started living and working in Germany. At times it feels like yesterday and sometimes it feels like I've been here forever. As I've mentioned in one of my previous posts, in 2020… Continue reading Two.
Apartment buildings are not very rare in Germany but they are definitely not as tall as the ones I have seen in Bangalore or Gurgaon. In fact when we were living in Wedel earlier, we were in a seven-storeyed Hochhaus, which is like a typical apartment building with 8 flats per floor, and it was… Continue reading The bunker in our basement
So I am back after another unwanted and unexplained hiatus. Just to recap a bit, in December 2018 my husband, Govind left for Germany to join his new job in Hamburg. As I explained in the previous posts, a long distance relationship was not something new for us but after 3 years of living together,… Continue reading Los Geht’s 03: Reunification and Job Search
Ruhe is a German word that literally translates to Peace. So Yes. Sunday is Rest Day. I do not know about the rest of Europe, but in Germany hardly anything is open on a Sunday. In addition to religeous reasons this is also for taking the interest of workers into consideration! How awesome is that?… Continue reading Sonntag = Ruhetag
So, where were we? After a lot of deliberation and long pros and cons list, the decision was made. Govind accepted the offer for an unlimited permanent contract in Germany. We were excited but also nervous.... At 30, and with about 10 years of work experience in India with a good salary and a super… Continue reading Los Geht’s! 02 – Long Distance Again…
After having worked in India for nearly a decade, the decision to pack up our life and move to another continent was definitely not an easy one. In this post series I talk about our move from India to Germany. Our decision to move to Germany, or anywhere out of India for that matter, was… Continue reading Los Geht’s! 01 – To go or not to go?
So yesterday I took a day off from work. Nothing special. I took a first aid course or "Erste Hilfe Kurs". It cost around 50 Euros and took the entire day from 10 to 5. Well, it's not that I suddenly realised that I should know how to react in emergency life support situations. This… Continue reading My first ever first aid course!