It has certainly felt like winter has arrived here in Guernsey with heavy rain, and strong freezing windchill dipping the temperatures below freezing for the first time this season. Today I’m sharing a slightly more pleasant and traditional winter scene with this panorama of the Würzburg riverside from New Years Eve 2009 taken in the […]
Read More Photo of the Week: Würzburg Panorama
I think that I can now officially say that I’m ill. New Years Day was spent in my hotel room, sprawled out on the bed reading Marvel comics on my iPad. The day was interspersed with rushing to the bathroom to spit out huge mouth-full’s of coughed up phlegm, or to vomit copious amounts of […]
Read More The bathroom blitz
The good news is that I managed to see in midnight and refrained from vomiting during the ball. The bad news is that since getting back to the hotel I’ve thrown up twice! I think good time is still well ahead on points though. I’ll quote from the letter I received just before travelling. “We […]
Read More Happy New Year
The band may be terrible, but the Germans know how to celebrate. Sent from my iPhone
Read More Midnight fireworks in Wurzburg.
Today has not been a good day. I was due to go to Nuremburg, but after another sleepless night, one in which I’ve developed a wracking cough, I decided that I needed to catch up on some sleep as I’d estimate I’ve had about three hours in four days. In short I’m running on empty, […]
Read More Things to do in Wurzburg when you’re dead
My day started early with a walking tour of Wurzburg. My guide was Marcus, a lovely fellow who reminded of Mark Williams from the Fast Show. Both in appearance and mannerisms. Outstandingly polite and personable he would bow at the waist and “humbly beg forgiveness” if he struggled with the pronunciation of a word. of […]
Read More Exploring Wurzburg
Two quick shots 1. Wurzburg as seen from my window. 2. This is the guttering outside my window. This is a good six or seven inches thick.
Read More Ice, ice baby