Nachlese – a digest of late 2017

As I mentioned in my last post, written after a surfeit of wrapping paper, free calendars and tweaked while watching a Christmas Day double bill of Margaret Rutherford as Miss Marple dubbed into German (Joan Hickson is my Miss Marple of choice, preferably in the original language), my final post of the year is a Nachlese, a brief digest of my blogging of the events of late 2017, since I started blogging as a way to adjust to the post-working world. Fortunately, I have been quite busy, and blogging has not taken over my life. For those who might not have read from the start (shame on you, but hope you’ll stick with me), I have done a digest of the last few months in my life, as the Curmudgeon in the Cottage. I’ve linked to the posts, so hope you might dip into them. Apologies for my ironically mocking the style of “round robin” Christmas letters.

Sturm/storm in a teacup

Thursday looked such a lovely day, so I headed up to Salmannsdorf and walked back home through the vineyards with a stop on the way for an Achterl up in Sievering. While many lament that they don’t know their neighbours living in flats, I have no such problem. At regular intervals my curtain-twitching neighbour, a spritely 80 something with a red streak in her white … Continue reading Sturm/storm in a teacup