Month: December 2014

Guten Rutsch!

Guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr! If you are wondering what on earth I am on about, that literally means “good slide into the New Year”, which one of the expressions the Germans use to wish someone a happy New Year. Ah, it is the subtle differences that make each language so interesting! Anyway, here’s wishing …

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Marienburg In 1941

I love old pictures and movies as they evoke the atmosphere of days gone by in a way modern pictures simply miss. This short clip which I found on YouTube shows the area around Marienburg which sits above Zell and Alf in 1941.