Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kalkar, Germany – 11th November

We decided on a shopping trip over the border to Germany since we were having a German Wine Tasting evening the following week.  We rented a car with our Green Wheels membership which is very handy.  First though, we drove to … Continue reading

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Dealing with autumn leaves

Our street, Hazenkampseweg, is lined with huge oak trees which shed an equally enormous amount of leaves.  Every street has a community leaf bin which  households are expected to dump their leaves in.  Some children decided to leap from the compost bin … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting

Our local wine shop organises two wine tastings each year at a hotel.  Many of the producers attend so you can ask them all about their wines.  Cheese and salami is also provided and it’s very indulgent for a Sunday … Continue reading

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A Cycle to Plasmolen for cake

A lovely warm autumn day so we cycled to Mook and Plasmolen through the Groesbeek Forest.  It’s nearly all on a cycle path.  On the way I stopped to chat to a farmer feeding his Charolais cows. At Mook there … Continue reading

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