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... an excited welcome. Hugs, friendly exchanges of surprise as to how much younger we all are we sat down to “Spargel Suppe” the world renowned vegetable that Braunschweig exports to the rest of the world – white asparagus.
I was informed that my / our visit has been eagerly anticipated and an extensive agenda has been arranged which will involve a family reunion on Sunday lunchtime. Another room, another bed and another comfortable and restful night awaits ...
Early evening we visited Auntie Mia. She was thrilled to have me at her home to go through the clothing of my uncle who died 12 months earlier. Her claims that he had good taste for quality soon proved to be true and quite by chance he and I take the same size - much to the delight of my Auntie, who kept reassuring me ...
... 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 ...
The next day was my birthday, it didn’t get off to a great start as my train to Düsseldorf was cancelled because of a national rail strike. Thankfully the regional trains were still running and I did make it to Düsseldorf. It didn’t take long to find Hausbrauerei zum Schlüssel deep in the Aldstadt area, the chosen spot for my birthday drinks and lunch. It was a great choice with their fine dark beer brewed on ...