Archive for August 2005

German lessons

Aug 31st, 2005 | By | Category: Ireland

The last time I had been in the Black Forest was in 1992. The towns in those days were pristine; everything immaculate and well-ordered. If one wanted a picture of the success of German efficiency and the pleasantness of their way of life, here it was.

It was with memories of 1992 that we went to a town in the Black Forest last week. There were delays on the autobahn and it was ten to eight in the evening before we reached our campsite. The reception had closed at six …