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Old Nov 29 2006, 06:08 AM   #1
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I'm not posting a lot lately, so I'm sure that it wouldn't be noticed anyway, but I'll probably be without internet for a short time from Thursday and until Deutsche Telekom gets our new connection set up. I hope the phone line will work from Friday already, but I'm sure we will have to wait for the internet to be up and running. I filled out a form on the internet that we are moving and asked for an upgrade on our internet connection. We also get free calls to the neighbouring countries, so I can soon call to Denmark and the Netherlands for free (i.e. after I pay the 4 EUR that that service cost per month).

I've been putting all our stuff in boxes and are now almost finished. Tomorrow we go to IKEA and buy some more bookshelves, some lamps, a "dining table" for our new big kitchen, and maybe we will even buy a new sofa.

I'm so very excited about this move.
I plan to take pics of the new place before and after the furniture are moved in. If the pics aren't too boring, I might post a link.

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Old Nov 29 2006, 06:43 AM   #2
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good luck with the move!
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I was thinking yesterday that we haven't seen much of you lately. Good luck with the move, and getting internet hooked back up quickly!
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Good luck! If you need anything just let me know. Including a housewarming cake or cookies
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Having just completed a move I know how exciting and exhausting it can be.

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Be assurd your posts were missed!

Good luck with the move and... we would love pics
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Good luck

*shudders to think of the hours Nefermiw will be able to spend talking to neighbouring Hans for FREE*
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Nef, How could you think that you wouldn't be missed...silly!!! Pictures from you... YIPEEEE ...they would be lovely to see as usual!!!

GOOD LUCK in your new home!!!



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Old Dec 10 2006, 02:30 PM   #12
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The move went fine without any problems.
The flat was rather cold the first day (17 deg.C), but after we got the boiler going and I let air out of the radiators, we got a nice temperature around 21 deg.C.
The telephone worked imediately, but for some reason I mistook the cords for the internet and on top of that managed to connect it wrong, so I didn't get the internet going until Wednesday.
I haven't taken pics of the flat furnished yet, but for those really curious to see pics, they can go here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nefermi...7594407093779/

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Welcome back, Nefermiw Glad the move went well and the flat is now warm
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@Nef, I LOVE your new appartment thank you so much for all of the pictures. ..It is so lovely with all of the wood flooring and that Brick patio is so HUGE and beautiful. I was so surpised at the glimpse of the neighborhood...it reminds me of one near the beach where one of our friends live in a california bugalow that was built in the 1920's. We all love that era of homes and how they were styled. Good Luck in your new home...I hope that you are really happy living there.
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Welcome back!
17 degrees centigrade- why that's toasty- well, it's toasty compared to here anyway!

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WB Nef. Glad the move went ok

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Glad to hear the news, Nef! The new apartment looks very promising!
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Congrats on the apartment! That looks really spacious and clean. That can sometimes be hard to find. Enjoy your new home!
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Can't wait to see it in person tomorrow!!!

Ok, looking forward to the Christmas cookies too...
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Okay, I've finally gotten around to take pictures of the flat furnished. You can see the pics here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nefermi...7594437662445/

If you want to see pics of some of the wild parakeets that are living near our flat, you can see them here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nefermi...7594437490521/

@ Lindsey - looking forward to having you guys over again, hopefully real soon.

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Pictures aren't loading for some reason. And I have a wireless connection, so... ;;shrug::
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Old Dec 25 2006, 03:48 PM   #22
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Hmm, weird that they don't load for you.
I just clicked on the links and they work fine for me. But it made me notice that I had pasted the same link twice , so I've edited the post with the correct link for the parakeet pics now.
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Oh, Nef, that is so nice! What a cosy kitchen and quite some hallway. The parrot cage must have cost a bundle, so big (but always too small)

Congrats on such a wonderful apartment! May you be happy there
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Yes, the parrot cage wasn't cheap (500 euros), but it's also a Montana cage, which is the best quality, and you are quite right that a cage can't get too big.

We actually have an extra, but smaller cage in the kitchen (doesn't show in the pics, 'cause the cabinets to the left were in the way). It's mostly for playing on, but is also for sitting in out on the terrasse when it gets warmer.
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Remember me to post some pics of our Company Parrots (I do have to make them first)
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Looks good Nef!

Wild parakeets surprise me, since you're not in South America or Australia (which is where I think of them as living).
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Nef, Thank you for all the fantastic pictures of the new appartment...it looks lovely especially the kitchen...it has a very warm and inviting feeling to it.

I am astounded and just like Cheryl I would have thought "WILD PARAKEETS" would have been more along the lines of South America too, but not where you are in Germany?!?

HAPPY NEW APPARTMENT WELCOMING PARTY
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Oh yes, the parakeets have adapted to a lot of places in Europe. There is a web page all about it, but it's in German:
http://halsbandsittiche.papageien.org/

My husband has also seen some of the parakeets in Leiden in the Netherlands.

The funny thing is, a lot of people don't expect to see green parakeets flying about, so they just don't notice them, although they are quite noisy.
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I sure didn't expect to see them here in Germany!

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