The British Bed & Breakfast Airport Hotel
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Busy morning to accommodate all the unpacked items so carefully arranged on the journey from Aachen. But alas I have an Uncle who passed away exactly a year ago to the day! His wife, Aunty Mia could hardly wait to welcome me so that I could go through the volumes of clothing – of outstanding quality and condition; too good for just anybody to wear – for me to try on and take to Australia. At 87 Mia is very active but showing signs of a shrinking world.
... 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 ...
Norbert took me on a nostalgic tour of my early childhood to the age of 11, visiting the town centre, the primary schools that I had attended and 57 Duererstrasse - my former home!
Another highlight in the afternoon was visiting my Mother's youngest brother Arnold in Wuelfenrath which was about an hour and a half's drive away via the autoban. We picked up Auntie Mia on the way, the widow of my Mother's other brother - ...
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 ...
Arriving on Tuesday afternoon after a short train ride from Düsseldorf Airport, I checked into my hotel (nothing fancy, just the InterCity near the Hauptbahnhof) and went out to explore Gelsenkirchen. What I found was a rundown pedestrianised city centre in a drab, decaying state. Beyond this lies lifeless, desolate, seemingly abandoned housing estates. Admittedly, most Irish fans are not as fussed as I am in terms of things to see and do. ...