THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year

The innitiative goes back to a 1989 idea by forestry official Silvius Wodarz. Announcing a tree of the year is now an annual event in Germany. With the spruce being this year’s winner. A tree that most people may know as their Christmas tree. In terms of cultivation it is one of the few trees that brings a forseeable profit for the owner. And though … Continue reading THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year

HORSES FOR THE PARALYMPICS: Visiting Volker Eubel’s riding stable for dressage riding

It’s Saturday. The hours before noon at Volker Eubel’s riding stable for dressage riding in Cologne. Horses in the main hall are in full motion. Among them: Volker Eubel. Once a successful equestrian himself, multiple German junior champion, Eubel now is a rather even more successful coach. Head coach of the Singapore dressage riding national team of parasports. One of the three best equestrians is on location … Continue reading HORSES FOR THE PARALYMPICS: Visiting Volker Eubel’s riding stable for dressage riding

“HOW DID YOU MANAGE NOT TO HATE BACK?”: Tim Pröse’s book “Jahrhundertzeugen” about people who witnessed the Nazi dictatorship

18 people. Resitance fighters, Holocaust survivors, surviving dependant of the Nazi dictatorship. In the last 20 years German author and journalist Tim Pröse did meet them – spoke with them about their personal stories.

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