An attempt to remap Europe and claim back the lost territories of the North Sea
22 December 2015
That winter, Tom’s mother was visiting. He thought she would be interested in Langlütjen and was determined to go again. My scepticism about this venture turned out to be misplaced.
22 February 2015
A day later, we used the hire car and drove to Eiderstedt. We had been here once before, as we’d planned to move to Tönning when circumstances changed and we ended up in Bremen.
5 August 2014
During one of the warmer weekends in early August, we took a day trip to the peninsula of Butjadingen, between the Jade and Weser estuaries. I’d been interested to go there for some time, as I was taken by the way it looks on maps, criss-crossed by thousands of small drainage canals.
3 July 2014
The next Sunday, we went again to the coast, as Tom had read on the forecast that it will rain everywhere except the seaside. We headed to Land Wursten, the land of Wurten, or dwelling mounds, on which once lived the inhabitants of this marshland.