Category Archives: General News

Happy New Year 2014 – Year-in-Review 2013: Letter to family & friends

Nevis W.I., December 21th, 2013 Dear Friends, We started the New Year in our house with the whole family, son Nicolas and his wife Alexandra and the 3 grandkids Leonie, Keana & Matteo. We enjoyed their company for over 2 … Continue reading

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2013 Year of the Snake

The Chinese calendar -which existed there already since around 2000 BC- was adopted by Japan from around the 6th century AD, together with Buddhism. The Zodiac has an influence on the character of mankind. Each of the 12 ‘animals’ has … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2013 – Year-in-Review 2012: Letter to family & friends

Nevis W.I., December 17th, 2012 Dear Friends, In early January, Willi flew from St. Kitts via Miami and Washington D.C. to Tokyo to help the CEO of a Swiss high tech company, where he has an investment, to negotiate a … Continue reading

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2012 Year of the Dragon

The Chinese calendar -which existed there already since around 2000 BC- was adopted by Japan from around the 6th century AD, together with Buddhism. The Zodiac has an influence on the character of mankind. Each of the 12 ‘animals’ has … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012 – Year-in-Review Letter to family & friends

Nevis W.I., December 14th, 2011 Dear Friends, In 2011 we stayed in Nevis till late March  when we flew over to St Martin and spent 3 wonderful days at the Radisson Beach Resort at Anse Marcel in the North of … Continue reading

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2011 Year of the Rabbit

The Chinese calendar -which existed there already since around 2000 BC- was adopted by Japan from around the 6th century AD, together with Buddhism. The Zodiac has an influence on the character of mankind. Each of the 12 ‘animals’ has … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2010 Letter to family & friends – 31.12.2010

Dear Friends, In 2010 we stayed in Nevis until March 23 when we flew over to St. Martin and spent 3 wonderful days at the Radisson Beach Resort at Anse Marcel in the North of the island before flying home … Continue reading

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2010 Year of the Tiger

The Chinese calendar -which existed there already since around 2000 BC- was adopted by Japan from around the 6th century AD, together with Buddhism. As it is based on the Lunar movements, the year of the Tiger starts on February … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2009 Letter to family & friends – 31.12.2009

This year, we only stayed a short while in Nevis and then left to visit former residents of that island in their splendid new digs in Western Florida. From there we flew south to Argentina to renew several contacts with … Continue reading

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2009 Year of the Ox

The Chinese calendar -which existed there already since around 2000 BC- was adopted by Japan from around the 6th century AD, together with Buddhism. The Zodiac has an influence on the character of mankind. Each of the 12 ‘animals’ has … Continue reading

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