Tag: Cologne

Literary Germany Tour: Visiting German Schools

Date:  Monday, 30th May Time: 8:00 till 10:00 Venue: St. Angela Gymnasium, Auf dem Silberberg 4, 51688 Wipperfürth. Hosted By: Ms Walburga Zerwas. Link: http://schule.erzbistum-koeln.de/st-angela-gymnasium-wipperfuerth/ I am delighted to have been invited to the Norbert Gymnasium Knechtsteden as part of my Educational tour to Germany. I will be sharing my experience as a successful author and would read and discuss excerpts…




2016 Tour of Cologne

Cologne My story, ‘A Pair of Jeans’, is being studied in Germany since 1990 and has now brought me to historical city of Cologne. This time to take part in the education book fair the Didacta. Cathedral What a fabulous Roman city Cologne is. Especially with its amazing and monumental cathedral, dating back to the 13th century….




Visit to Genoveva Gymnasium Köln-Mülheim, Cologne, Germany

What a delight it was to visit Genoveva Gymnasium school in the center of Cologne city, thanks to my wonderful host and dear friend Frau Dorothee Heyder from Xanten. Dorothee had arranged for me to visit this school, I was highly impressed. With a large migrant student population the school has won an award for celebrating diversity. During my…




Didacta – The Education Book Fair – Cologne, Germany

I was delighted to attend the Didacta – the wonderful and prestigious German education book fair, very popular with teachers, publishers and parents. Few years ago I visited the fair in Stuttgart. I thoroughly enjoyed my day spent at the book fair and was so looked after by my publisher host, editors and teacher friends….




Visit to Norbert Gymnasium School, Dormagen, Germany

What a pleasure it was to visit Norbert Gymnasium Catholic School in February when I went to attend the Didacta Book Fair in Cologne. It is a marvelous school in the country side in Dormagen, near the city of Cologne in Germany. This visit was kindly arranged by my friend Ursula Roth of Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft, Bonn and the…




Literary Germany Tour: Visiting Genoveva-Gymnasium, Cologne, Germany

Date:  Tuesday, 16th February Time: 9:55 till 11:25 Venue:  Genoveva-Gymnasium in Köln-Mülheim   I am delighted to have been invited to the Genoveva-Gymnasium as part of my Educational tour to Germany. I will be sharing my experience as a successful author and would read and discuss excerpts from my short story ‘A Pair of Jeans’ from ‘The Many…




Literary Germany Tour: Visiting Norbert Gymnasium Knechtsteden – NGK, Germany

Date:  Thursday, 18th February Time: 13:00 Venue: Norbert-Gymnasium Knechtsteden, Knechtsteden 17, 41540 Dormagen   I am delighted to have been invited to the Norbert Gymnasium Knechtsteden as part of my Educational tour to Germany. I will be sharing my experience as a successful author and would read and discuss excerpts from my short story ‘A Pair of Jeans’ from ‘The Many Voices…




Didacta Book Fair, Cologne, Germany

Really looking forward to taking part again in the German Education Book Fair Didacta in Cologne. I will be discusssing my work as a writer, my short stories “A Pair of Jeans” being studied in German Gymnasium schools. I will also be giving an interview with Ingrid Stritzelberger infront of German teachers. Also looking forward to meeting…