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... Into the hallway of the Thiesing residence my suitcases stood awaiting Norbert to take me to the Short-Distance rail only a kilometer from their house by 1pm to take me to the Essen Hbf where the Long- distance ICE arrived at 14:23 to Hannover.
Essen is a buzzing Main station replete with food halls, opportunities for snacks , savoury and sweet as only the Germans can organize. Spotting the Nordsee Seefood Snack bar my stomach made the familiar sounds too ...
... Uncle Freddie would be to see his nephew try on those clothes. Some of them are travelling home to Australia with me, because only so much can fit into a suitcase.
We concluded my stay in Gladbeck at the family's favourite restaurant with roasted goose and all the trimmings, which was featured on the national calendar for St Martin's ...
... course Arnold's wife Irene had prepared the obligatory coffee and kuchen which was delicious :) Arnold, who is now 78 years of age, had always been like an older brother to me.
Many stories relating to our survival of the second world war and my early childhood were retold and enjoyed by all!
A particularly impacting moment came as Arnold and I said goodbye to one another, fully knowing that we may never see each other again ...
After almost missing my train from Herzogenrath to Gladbeck, I was relieved to experience a Regional train which is generally far more crowded with local commuters. It was a joy to be reunited with my cousin Brunhild (from my Mother's side) in the nigh darkness.
Norbert and Brunhild welcomed me to their home and we made plans for the following ...
... that's open late, and an Indian or Chinese restaurant with similar hours is all many need. But not even this simple criteria could be met. As darkness fell Gelsenkirchen became a deserted ghost town, with local bars closing around 9:00pm, and dining options limited to kebab shops or pizza stands.
There is an explanation for this; Gelsenkirchen is a mining town in the Ruhr region of western Germany. The country’s post-war prosperity ...