Margarethe Vogel (Short Story Series #4)

Berlin trees people street

She is Margarethe. Herr Vogel was her husband. He is no more. She’s been alone for ten years now. But she is ok with it. She grew accustomed to her life alone after a while. Now, at 66 years of age, she is quite an old lady that has her routine and loves it. Every morning she goes to get her fresh bread from the corner bakery. She always praises the bakers. The second generation now. They are German now. Second generation. The old man came from Turkey years ago, before opening the store. She’s been a loyal customer from …

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland

Rope Bridge Sea Green Ireland

During my first UK trip, I had the chance to visit Northern Ireland. I was lucky enough to have a sunny day then. Which is rare, from what I noticed. I think that one of the sights that caught my eye most was the rope bridge from County Antrim that’s being taken care of by the National Trust Organisation. Built 350 years ago by fishermen it became a place to see in Northern Ireland. And what a view you’ll find. More details on how to get to it can be found here.   You have a 10-minute walk along the …

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My Extraordinary Weekend (Short Story Series #3) #everydayinspiration

Gourock Sea Panorama

Good, so I have everything I need. Keys, water, music… hm, Mark is ready. And very excited about today. I think he knows we’re going for a walk on the beach. He’s such a smart dog. It’s Saturday. Finally weekend. I’ve been thinking about today for days now. Had a coffee with my friend this morning. Mark was all over the place, so much energy. I can’t blame him. She was going to a movie later. So here we go. Turn off my phone. I want to enjoy everything with my own eyes today. No interruptions. Got my camera in …

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The Glasgow Necropolis

Necropolis Tombs Sun Tree

A very interesting spot to visit in busy Glasgow. The Necropolis is an inter-denominational cemetery by the Glasgow Cathedral. It was established in 1832 and had more than fifty-thousand people there. It’s a wonderfully designed place with Victorian architecture and a complex topography. It makes you think that you are in a city of the dead. I would advise going on a sunny day if you catch that in Scotland. But the scene is something worth seeing. You’ll find guided tours as well if you wish. The place has many interesting-looking tombs. The place is well thought out and worth seeing. …

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