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Entries from March 2008

European Hopping – Easter weekend in Zürich

March 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Last weekend I spent the long (4 day) Easter weekend in Zürich, Switzerland with Ryan, Hil, and Sophie. Yep, two weekends in a row hanging out with these guys. I am pretty lucky. Two great weekends back-to-back! I arrived early Friday morning (after a late night out with Konni watching the Blue Man Group in […]

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Tags: Friends · holidays · Life

Beach ultimate in Barcelona

March 18th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Last weekend, I met up with Ryan, Hil, and Sophie in Barcelona to play some beach ultimate frisbee with Strange Blue (from Cambridge, England). I had a fantastic weekend! By far the best I have had in a very long time. It was a great weekend that was good for my soul. Getting to Barcelona […]

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Tags: Friends · holidays · Life · Ultimate Frisbee

In like a lion and out like a lamb ??

March 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Isn’t the month of March saying ‘In like a lion, out like a lamb?’ March arrived this past weekend with a very strong storm sweeping across central Europe, killing some 14 people. Most of the severe damage and accidents took place south of Potsdam. However, there were still a fair amount of broken branches lying […]

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Tags: Germany · politics · Potsdam · weather

Leaky pipes cause panic

March 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

On Tuesday morning, my worst German (apartment living) nightmare was realized. While Heather was in the shower, the insurance man (their office is directly below my apartment) rings the bell and tells me that water is pouring out of his ceiling!!! The floor of the bathroom was dry, so the house master called the plumber, […]

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Tags: Life · Potsdam