Underwater Wine

Guy’s wine corner:  this time, an unusual white wine. This is the story of a winemaker from the southwest, Emmanuel Poirmeur, who takes the winemaking codes against the grain. He is the first French winemaker to mature his wine in an underwater immersion. The wine is stored in tanks, submerged 15 meters deep in the […]

Brida Journal – Book Review

What happens, when you are a close-knit group of friends and suddenly, one day, without any warning, you are excluded for no reason? This is precisely the question the Japanese author Haruki Murakami asks in his bestselling novel “Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage”. A group of five teenagers, 3 boys and 2 […]

Karudeca Update

Steven Revelian, CEO of the Karudeca NGO, Tanzania. Steven, the CEO of the Karudeca NGO and I spoke earlier this week. I wanted to learn what was new at Karudeca, the Covid-19 situation and just see how Steven himself was faring. Steven works and lives in Karagwe. If you look at the map of Tanzania, […]

A beautiful hike near La Hoube

Today I went on a very nice hike that I want to describe to you. Between Lorraine and Alsace, on the ridges of the Northern Vosges, this hike offers views of the Lorraine plateau and the Alsace plains. I recommend it to you! The starting point is near La Hoube. If you come from Dabo, […]

Rococo en Minature

Joerg visits a curious exhibition in Germany. Joerg, and his wife, drove from Mannheim to the town of Rudolstadt in the German state of Thuringia last week whilst on holidays. There, they discovered a unique exhibition which you can find in the Thuringian State Museum. (All Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in Thuringia, meaning that life […]