Thursday, October 14, 2010

Congratulation Cliff Richard

 This is the first song i heard from Cliff, in 1960 something and the German version. Since that time his music accompanies me through the time.

Oh yes, it is long ago
Now he is 70 years old and still on stage, happy birthday Sir Cliff Richard

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Monday, October 04, 2010

A golden herbal liqueur

 The name of this herbal liqueur is "Danziger Goldwasser". It has been produced since 1598 in the free city of Danzig. It is a strong root and herbal liqueur with 40% ABV. There are small flakes of 22 karat gold in it. 
In 1598 the mystic of alchemy was at its height and gold was believed to have many desirable medical properties at that time. So they thought that the gold would make the effect of the herbs and roots much stronger.
In 1922 an second factory was opened in Berlin. After 1945, when Danzig became part of Poland (Gdansk) only the Berlin factory was allowed to produce genuine Danziger Goldwasser, because only in Berlin the original ricipe is used.

Friday, October 01, 2010

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