Hiding from evacuation police – or – WW2 Bomb found 2 blocks away

In the early morning of July 7 we were blearily completing our morning routine (change/feed baby, make coffee, take dog for potty, get bakery croissants, check e-mails…). As we sat down at our respective computers a loud-speaker (& I mean LOUDspeaker) announcement interrupted our still-sleeping thoughts. -If you’ve never heard a police loud-speaker belting out warnings in German you’re a very lucky person, I thought WW3 had started!

The van commanding “citizens to evacuate the area due to discovery of a 250kg bomb from WW2 in a local construction site”  Aaak!

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