The largest book event in the publishing calendar, the Frankfurt Book Festival, reopened it’s doors this year, with Canada as guest of honour.
Extreme Storms Will Be More Likely In Europe Research Shows
On 14 July 2021, the European Commission adopted a series of legislative proposals setting out how it intends to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050
One Year On. Remembering The Victims of the #Hanau Shooting.
On February 19th 2020, in a quiet German town called Hanau, a deadly shooting attack took place.
Orkney, Shetland and The Merchants of Bremen and Hamburg
A major research project is to get underway investigating trade links in early modern Europe.
Re-Assessing Fritz Wiedemann Former Personal Adjutant to Hitler
“The message to the world of the actions of Wiedemann is that it is never too late to do the right thing.”
EU Elections: The View from Germany
“EU parliament campaign posts are still centred on lifestyle “Peace”“security” “cohesion” the slogans”
Spring Arrives on the Continent
“An elderly woman with white hair and a sweet plump face presses down heavily on her bike pedals. Puffing hard she cycles up the gently inclined road. Occasional flashes of white ankle socks appear under her grey wool skirt.”
European Families and the War
A German living in Scotland, and a Scot living in Germany. Our Grandparents were on opposing sides of the war.
‘Let a book widen your world’
The Frankfurt Book Festival
‘Vittles’ and ‘Plainfare’ – The Orkney Aviation Festival
What links together The Berlin Airlift, Hershey’s Chocolate Bars and the small Orkney island of Flotta ?