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Medieval Kettwig in Germany – Mr. Songbird speaking

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Kettwig Germany black slate houses


Dear ladies, friends of Songbird and readers of this blog.

This is mr. Songbird speaking. I took over the blog for a day, it was necessary….

You may or may not know that I have invoked a veto for appearing on this blog. That lady of mine is never without a camera and therefore she ‘catches’ me doing this or that frequently, (often she catches me in the act of taking a power nap…..) and I do not want to be exposed to this world wide audience of her.

Consequence of her always logging that camera around is that I have never had any reason to take any pictures myself. Which of course resulted in her complaining that I never took a photograph of her.

Well I got her now. I recently bought myself a nifty little ‘guy-camera’ and I am in the process of learning how to handle it.

So when I recently took my gal to a day out on the town in honor of her birthday I was the man in charge of taking the pictures.

I thought it was only fair that I showed off those pictures myself here.

So please come along as I show you the medieval town of Kettwig in Germany.

I’ll be brief in my commentary, since typing up this little essay in English already took me an hour.


Kettwig Germany duck pond

“We arrived in this little town and were greeted by this duck pond. Very nice. I took my time in photographing it.”


Marianne Songbird hiding behind the camera

“As I turned around I caught Marianne taking my picture with her phone. I took that as a challenge, the game was on…”

“First things first, she dragged me into this romantic girly shop. Of course she had read about it online somewhere. Probably on a blog…”

To see more of the home decor store she dragged me too, this lovely medieval town, and the photography challenge between me and Songbird….


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