It’s still very hot here and this is what I saw when I went out to get the paper this morning:
It suits him very well. People sit outside the restaurant and café and around the fountain very late in these temperatures, and this is what some of them got up to. The three rather wishy-washy-looking figures are the original three rulers of Fürth – the dean (Dompropst) of Bamberg, the margrave of Ansbach and the imperial city of Nuremberg. The fact that there were three rulers rather than one led to the freer regulation of trade in Fürth and the presence of many foreigners, still so deprecated in Nuremberg today.
They may not have needed this voucher for soft icecream at IKEA, since they stand in front of an Italian ice cream parlour.