It’s taken me a long time, but I finally found a “local” NaNoWriMo group!
In the US, where NaNoWriMo originated from, so-called “Write-Ins” take place in many cities throughout the country, with several options per state.
Unfortunately there are fewer NaNo participants in Germany, and finding a group near you can be difficult.
I searched the forums this year, because I couldn’t find a group that I could feasibly get to last year. And then I discovered a girl asking whether anyone from Leverkusen and surroundings wanted to go for a coffee.
Continue reading A NaNoWriMo Meet Up in Leverkusen
Is it Wednesday again already?
If it is, then that means it’s time to write another update for ROW80. However, there is not much progress to report.
Continue reading ROW80 – Midweek Slump
Café Orlando in Solingen is my dad’s favourite café and I’ve been going there for years for a coffee fix.
There aren’t many tables (3 in the main bar plus a few bar stools) and once the mainly Italian patrons start gambling it can get pretty loud, but the coffee is good and the people friendly and that’s what matters!
Continue reading Latte Macchiato at Café Orlando
Have you ever found yourself being more productive while you sit in a coffee shop, working away while life goes on around you? Then Coffitivity might be just the thing for you! Continue reading Coffitivity – Enough Noise To Work
Especially in autumn and winter I love the rich taste of Chai, whether it’s tea or latte. And yes, I do know that in many Eurasian and Western languages, the word “chai” means tea, so Chai Tea is technically a tautology.
When you order a Chai Latte, chances are you will get a normal, steamed milk latte that has been mixed with spiced tea instead of espresso.
Continue reading Chai Presso at Bistro Alex
Eiscafé Rialto in Solingen, Germany, has been my favourite ice cream parlour for more than a decade.
Recently, owner Vita offered me a new drink from the menu: affogato al caffè, also known as Espresso Affogato. It means: “drowned in coffee” and that’s exactly what it is.
Continue reading Hazelnut Espresso Affogato at Eiscafé Rialto