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Germans delight in overengineering, taking helicopter mothering to new heights 

Any foreigner in Germany knows all about the country’s love of overengineering. All it takes....

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No Halloween? No way. My sneaky and successful plot

Some Germans celebrate Halloween, but not all of them. I was determined to find a....

Linguistic sleight of hand – bilingualism at any cost

After I had kids in Germany, I knew I wanted to raise them bilingually. But....

Bombs away! The WWII gift that keeps on giving

Listen to Brenda tell the story One of the punctuality challenges to the Munich train....

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