Category Archives: Life in general

Hamburg HafenCity

Last week I went to Hamburg for a day and had an hour to spare during which I went to explore the HafenCity [harbour city], especially as the Elbphilharmonie – the new Hamburg concert hall – recently completed its build. … Continue reading

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December 2016 Fitbit data

In my November stats post I said: For December I would like to have a minimum of 20 days at over 10k steps and also more than 5 15k steps days. That didn’t happen. December was very disappointing. There are … Continue reading

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Irresponsible newspaper front pages

It’s rarely so obvious which newspapers are artificially stoking fears for reasons unknown and which feel they have a duty to report facts and not further their own agenda as yesterday’s German papers following the terrorist attack on a Berlin … Continue reading

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Cuxhaven Kugelbake cross stitch pattern

My grandparents used to go to Cuxhaven – a seaside town in northern Germany at the tip of Lower Saxony – each summer for two weeks. They did this for decades and met a bunch of couples doing a similar … Continue reading

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November 2016 Fitbit data

Well this month didn’t quite go as planned – I started with a very early high [25k steps, 15km on day 1], but got a blister which turned badly very quickly. I won’t go into details, but it’s still not … Continue reading

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I walked a marathon and then some! [In a week]

In the past seven days I have walked 56km. That’s about 84k steps and I’m so far on a seven day streak of at least 10k steps a day. A bit over two months ago I was so unfit that … Continue reading

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October 2016 Fitbit data

This was the first month where I was properly tracking the data as September was the first month where I started getting out of the house and walking again so inevitably everything is looking improved from the previous month! Mind … Continue reading

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