Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Witch & the Conductor

“The cheek of that person,” Baba Yaga grumbled and mumbled to herself while preparing a more-potent-than-usual magic potion. “Stealing the bicycle of Baba Yaga, the greatest, most-awesome, most-fearsome witch in the world,” she continued in a tone reeking of disbelief. … Continue reading

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The Magic Bench

I was sitting peacefully on the cute wooden bench on the beach Happy like everything I’d ever wished for was well within reach The reason for this was not far to seek, for, against all odds I had unknowingly managed … Continue reading

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The Fallen Samurai

The sudden sighting of a Japanese hut in the middle of Hamburg city Led, within us, to a great amount of wonder, and not a little curiosity Is it the retirement home of the last Samurai, I wondered aloud Living … Continue reading

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Mickey Moose on the Loose, on the Cruise (Ship)

Mickey, the moose was hiding behind the bushes with his friends, and enjoying the shenanigans of the Indian couple with the selfie obsession, who were now finally taking a couple of solo pictures, when he had a sudden idea on … Continue reading

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The Welcome Committee

Note: Originally posted on Facebook on June 24 They were waiting for us in Hamburg. They knew when we were returning to the city after our cruise, and where we would end up coming. The Alster Lake, with its huge … Continue reading

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The Magic of Nature

Note: Originally published on Facebook on June 22 As the sun set for the first time in many days, to be precise, at 11:41 We finally bid adieu to the Land of the Midnight Sun Leaving this scenic and serene … Continue reading

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The Black Sheep Of Black Sheep

Note: Originally published on Facebook on June 21 The black sheep, as they are wont to do, were grazing in peace When one of them, let’s call her Dotty, saw something on her sister’s fleece Look what you’ve done to … Continue reading

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