The undiscovered country
 
The undiscovered country
I wish all my friends a successful new year 2021.
The Tiger’s favorite waffles
 
The Tiger’s favorite waffles
There are a lot of waffle recipes. Everyone thinks he has to spice up the waffles with secret, special, unusual and above all completely unnecessary ingredients. All nonsense! The best waffles are made of very simple ingredients – it depends only on the correct mixing ratio. My dear friend Katja gave me the recipe of...
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 4
 
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 4
René von Tiger – Consulting Detective Day 4 – The solution For three days I had been mucking through London, and finally, when I looked down from the giant Ferris wheel, the London Eye, I discovered a very hot trace: Something was going on at Trafalgar Square! Something Chinese! Of course I went right there...
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 3
 
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 3
René von Tiger – Consulting Detective Day 3 – The track of the dog My colleague Holmes had given me a very nice puzzle. Without even the slightest clue in the paw, I should find the mysterious Chinese Dog. Only the indication that the beast is hanging out on a big party was given to...
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 2
 
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 2
René von Tiger – Consulting Detective Day 2 – A meeting of masters In the morning of the next day, a decent breakfast was to bring me to new strength. So I went to Speedy’s Sandwich Bar & Cafe, which had been recommended to me by my London colleague. I was amazed when I found...
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 1
 
The secret of the Chinese Dog – Day 1
René von Tiger – Consulting Detective Day 1 – Excitement in the palace I received the call for help from a colleague from London, who faced a seemingly unsolvable puzzle. Rumors had surfaced that a mysterious Chinese dog would take control of the city. Was it about the code name of a nefarious underworld godfather?...
Theodor Fontane: John Maynard
 
Theodor Fontane: John Maynard
John Maynard is one of Theodor Fontane’s most famous ballads, published in 1886. It praises John Maynard, helmsman of a passenger ship on Lake Erie. A fire breaks out at the end of a passage from Detroit to Buffalo. John Maynard remains in his post “in smoke and fire” until the ship reaches the shore,...