Still Summer

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it Oh Sommer, welche Kraft hast du uns leiden und es lieben zu lassen Russell Baker Some like it hot, Bookfayries don’t. Sorry folks, we are awaiting a new heatwave for this weekend. Ach, du gr├╝ne Neune! Schon wieder naht eine Hitzewelle am …

200th Anniversary of Goethe’s “Ginkgo Biloba”

Do you sometimes have the feeling, no matter where you go, Goethe was already there, many, many years ago? ­čÖé Lately we hiked the Goethe path in Rheingau and in Harz we climbed in the footsteps of Goethe to the┬áSchnarcherklippen┬áand we are sure you can add many more places to our list. When we went …

No Time

No Time Zeit-los What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. ┬áNo time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad …