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I have some reservations about Tavistock being twinned with Celle. About 12 miles up the road from the city is the site of Bergen-Belsen, one of the Nazi's most notorious concentration camps.
How on earth could the town's inhabitants not know what was on their doorstep?
Perhaps we will find out tomorrow?
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... She was smiling and laughing all night. It was a real joy to see her again. What an absolutely lovely home we are staying in here. Miriam is a talented decorator who loves to change things about regularly. They have recently broken through a wall upstairs and made another living/bedroom, which they have given for us to use. It is simply stunning! All of Henry's relatives have been so hospitable. We are truly ...
... cousin), Bernie (cousin) and Katerina Betschel and their children Nico Betschel and Marlene It was another time for story telling, German translating, laughing and joking. Again, some people talked of coming to Australia!! We will wait and see :) Then it was that we were taken back to Lydia's place to eat some more specialties and stay for the night. Once again we enjoyed great hospitality, with Lydia and Werner simply falling over themselves to treat us to the best ...
... my cousin Lydia and I sighted clothing sales in nearby shops; and all attempts to enculturate us was shattered?! It's 3:15pm, time for the obligatory "Kaffee und Kuchen" - German afternoon tea for the uninitiated! It's must and a delightful tradition! Some more window shopping, a snack of "Currywurst" before we set of home to Schwuelper to rest our weary bones in anticipation of getting Libby from the Hannover Airport in the ...
... of my father’s early years and childhood in Beschka and how Hans was posted with my Grandparents in Beschka waiting the threatening advance of Communist forces and how they fled by train to Austria and then to Hans’ brother Heinrich in Braunschweig; followed by episodes of my own childhood in Braunschweig were retold.
We parted in the expectation of meeting again on Sunday for a family reunion lunch at which Libby will also be ...