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... Almost oblivious to my explanation and ultimate pleadings that I have only so much room she urged me to take the jackets, trousers, shirts, Coats and Suits to give to my sons since some of them don't fit me.
This is the background of the previous night that loomed over my consternation to pack the "inherited" clothing apart from those I brought from home!
Triumphantly I pulled the last zipper shut – even though I reluctantly unfastened the ...
With Norbert and Brunhild returning to their normal routine as teachers at nearby schools, I am left to explore downtown Gladbeck by bicycle! What fun! It was de ja vu riding around the town like a young boy again.
Exhausted, I sat down at the nearest Eis Cafe and ordered a large Eis-Becher (Ice cream sundae) and watched the ...
... 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 ...
... I’m calling from Gelsenkirchen.”
German friend: “Oh, I’m sorry to hear that.”
Still, at least the temperatures weren’t too cold (18°C in match day). The locals were lovely, gruff, no nonsense, down-to-earth types. And Veltins, the local beer, was a fine brew. As evidenced by its (over) consumption by Ireland supporters who were here. I spent much of Monday evening shepherding one of them – in ...
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