Author Archives: Uli

About Uli

Grown up in Kiel, now living in Reading.

User names in failed login attempts

Between 6 December and 22 November 2015 there were 2068 failed attempts to login into my machine exposed on the interwebs. I excluded the the ones due to me being unable to type my super-safe password correctly. This equates to … Continue reading

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Sunrises and winter fayres

The last few weeks have been very wet and not very  pleasant for cycling to work. But as reward there have been some spectacular sunrises. From 2015 And in central Reading the “Winter Wonderland” has been assembled in Forbury Gardens. … Continue reading

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Line up

This morning Jupiter, Mars, Venus and the moon all lined up nicely. Mercury was around as well, but it was too low on the horizon and I think I was also a bit late for it. The sky was already … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse

At the end of September there was a special lunar eclipse with a particularly red moon. It was visible in Berkshire during the very small hours of the morning. Fortunately, I did manage to wake up in time and was … Continue reading

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Bungsberg

Last month I managed to ride to the Bungsberg again, the first time for a long time. It is Schleswig-Holstein‘s highest point with phenomenal 168m above sea level. On the way there I followed the B202 from Kiel which wasn’t … Continue reading

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Old Lübeck

Yesterday’s visit to Bad Schwartau finally gave me the opportunity to visit the location of the original settlement of Lübeck which was later abandoned. From 2015 You can still see why the location must have been a good for a … Continue reading

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Westerhever

On a recent visit to the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein I finally got the chance to a picture of Westerhever lighthouse. From 2015 And yesterday there was a fine evening and sunset here in Berkshire. From 2015

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