Running at Schlossgarten Stuttgart

Running at Schlossgarten Stuttgart

Hi guys! On the 12th of September, I will participate in the “Secretary Run” to raise money for the breast cancer association Germany (Brustkrebs Deutschland e.V.). This run is 5 kilometers long and every Cent raised goes directly to the association. Of course, I am working out a bit at the moment to be fit for the run. On Wednesday, I ran one of my favorite tracks in Stuttgart: From the train station through the park to Schloss Rosenstein and back again. And I can tell you, running at Schlossgarten is just lovely!

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Supporting Alex Straub in the show “Schlagerhitparade”

Supporting Alex Straub in the show “Schlagerhitparade”

Hi guys! I told you already that one of Moritz’ good friends is the singer Alex Straub. He performed at our wedding while my dad walked me down the aisle and made it a truly magical moment. He also performs in the ensemble “Rififi” (their musical “The old aunts” is hilarious!! Smiley mit geöffnetem Mund!!) and – most importantly – sings his own folk music songs (Schlager). Lately, he was invited to the show “Schlagerhitparade” to participate in a contest with seven other singers. Of course, Moritz and I were there to support him.

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Diiiiiieter Thomas Kuhn, a German singer you need to know…

Diiiiiieter Thomas Kuhn, a German singer you need to know…

Last week, I indulged my German folk music loving soul. If you ask a German under 50 about German folk music (Schlager / Volksmusik) he will look at you pitiful and tell you something about bad taste of music, nursing homes and the Kastelruther Spatzen (look that one up for yourself… Zwinkerndes Smiley). But deep inside every German hides a little hand clapping, schunkelnder devil, who only comes out once or twice a year, mostly when a beer tent, a bar on Mallorca or an après ski party is around.

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