What now? The Challenges of Change…

It’s funny how an impending change makes you look at your current situation very differently. Makes you realise how good it is in so many ways. And makes you realise how much is still on your bucket or to-do list… A month ago our company informed us that certain departments would be relocated from Germany…

Mourning Madiba in Germany

It is fascinating and frustrating to be a South African in Munich at the time of Madiba’s passing. Like my friends in London, I feel so very far away from home at a time like this. But those in the UK, US, Canada and many other countries seem to have a more general feeling of…

On feeling homesick in a familiar place

Thursday, 22 March 2012   I’ve been feeling really homesick today.   It started as a mild case this morning, but became ever stronger throughout the day. I gave it some thought, wondering why I was feeling like this now.   And I realised that it’s a number of things put together:   Being in…

Y2K – a decade late

it seems that the Y2K bug hit Germany a decade later than was expected 🙂 read this article i found on news24.com today: Germans buy – with cash 2010-01-07 17:02 Berlin – German shoppers hit by a “Year 2010” computer bug that has bitten 30 million bank cards fell back this week on a proven…