The 10th of March marks Canberra Day in Australia, the annual day to celebrate the birth of Canberra as Australia’s Capital and commemorates the day it was named by Lady Denman, wife of the Governor General at the time. I celebrated in Flensburg by wearing my Canberra Day T-shirt which was released for Canberra’s 100th… Read More Unter der Woche #5
A Rotary Youth Exchange orientation is one weekend when all the exchange students living in the same Rotary District come together and meet in the same location. It’s a weekend where our heads are filled with new information, which is continually thrown at us for a whole 3 days, but also a time to hang… Read More Orientation
Approaching Dusk, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 28/2/14 – I met with my friend, Warwara after school. We watched a movie and made muffins together. I snapped this photo while we were window shopping for spring shoes in the city.
Deutsche Post, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 27/2/14 – A quiet day which followed the normal school and Deutschkurs routine, but also included meeting a Canadian exchange student visiting Flensburg for the weekend. This symbol represents Deutsche Post and can be found on mailboxes everywhere.
Marina, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 26/2/14 – Enjoyed an evening free from Deutschkurs and witnessed a beautiful Sunset after a wonderful afternoon at the library with Warwara. Full post can be viewed here.
I wasn’t required to attend my weekly Rotary meeting on Monday, which consisted of a normal school day until 1 o’clock. I walked to the central bus station with Sara after school, where we waited for her bus together. I then met with the other Flensburg Rotary exchange students in the Galerie (Flensburg’s main indoor… Read More Unter der Woche #4
Schneeglückchen, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 25/2/14 – The first blooms of spring have arrived and are beginning to pop up everywhere. Usually, the white flowers are the first to appear, followed by yellow and then purple coloured blooms.
Sunrise, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 24/2/14 – A quick iPhone snap of the beautiful sunrise I was lucky enough to witness on my walk to school this morning.
Quiet, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 23/2/14 – A Sunday walk with Jens in the almost barren city centre, where only the odd bakery is open.
Südermarkt, a photo by Madeleine Winnett on Flickr. 22/2/14 – Weekly markets are held every Saturday in Südermarkt, the centre of Flensburg.