House hunting in german. I don't really understand...
Google translations end up with gems like 'the bathroom has been recently rehabilitated'.
We have established a few facts... There are lots of places. Adam's dream of having a coal-fired oven to feed is slipping away with the times and efficient central heating... Flats are overwhelmingly cheaper than Melbourne. It's very hard to communicate, with limited and impractical language skills. Well duh...
I'm much better at remembering words like sommersprosse which are freckles, summer spots!
and kopfkissen which is a pillow, perhaps because a pillow kisses your kopf all night long, but really it just means head cushion. Romantic germans.
Ich bin schläfrig... or just Ich schläfrig?
Yes we have done a bit of work. I have been painting. Viva schlafe klub?
I know I've got my tenses and timing all wrong. That's part of the reason we are having such trouble... OK
On the high notes. So many varieties of delicious lebkuchen to try... Delicious little brown cakey spicy biscuits after my heart... Ginormous beers. I have a LOVELY new coat that is warm and pleasing despite the steadily falling temperature. The kids are walking the streets with lanterns in some kind of it's dark and cold, but life is alright, ritual. And it is.