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Mum-and-Dad-time: an evening at the Schauspielhaus Dusseldorf

Mum-Dad-time: an evening at the Schauspielhaus Dusseldorf My in-laws – back in action Last weekend we were allowed to enjoy some mom-and-dad-time again. The children stayed overnight with their grandparents from Friday to Saturday. Since they had taken care of the children for a whole weekend in February already to make a short trip to Paris, I would not have dared to ask again four weeks later. But since the children are already with Grandma and Grandfather on Fridays anyway, my mother-in-law kindly suggested it on her own. It would be easier anyway, because the children otherwise always fall asleep in the car on the way from Krefeld to Dusseldorf. Our children were very happy – Grandma always makes everything so comfortable – and so were we. Preparing for the Date Night – with my husband I always want to get as much as possible out of the precious time as this opportunity presents itself. So I visited on Friday morning the barber of my confidence. Since 2012 I am a loyal Aveda customer and …

The mole with the poo on his head – in theatre

The mole with the poo on his head – in theatre The theatre On Sunday, February the 25th, I visited the ‚Theater am Schlachthof (TAS)‘ (theatre at the slaughterhouse) in Neuss with my daughter for the first time. I only became aware of the establishment when I saw a flyer in a restaurant, although the theatre is already running since 1994. In addition to children’s theatre, TAS Neuss also offers drama, cabaret and readings for adults (maybe an idea for our next mom-and-dad evening?). For young people, there are exciting projects such as an improvisational theatre duel. The building in which the theatres are located is a former paint factory. There are two separate entrances for the children’s and the adult theatre. The wall is decorated with huge posters showing thought-provoking quotes of Goethe, Eminem and Kästner. With parking we had no problems. There were enough parking spaces directly at the theatre.             It was very cold on this Sunday. I was worried that we would be freezing at the …