Monthly Archives: November 2012

Winter market

Warming  scenes from the “Weihnachtsmarkt”  in the medieval old town of  Stolberg near Aachen. Gluhwein and crepes with African music ! All of a sudden Christmas seems nearer…

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Enchanted Forest

We stay next to the Aachener Wald, a large area of mixed woodland located a few just a few minutes walk away from where we live. At this time of year the low angle autumn sunlight shining through the beech leaves gives … Continue reading

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St Martins Fest – heralding the start of winter

One of the joys of living here in Aachen are the many and varied festivals which occur here throughout the year. One of my personal favourites is the St Martins festival which is held every year around the 11th of November. … Continue reading

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Going Home – A view of Scotland from Europe

I’ve been living in Aachen for over a year and in early November I decided it was time to head home, to reconnect (albeit briefly) with past roots and all things Scottish. Most interestingly I wanted to see how Scotland appeared to me from … Continue reading

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