Ratingen – how going to a jazz matinee ended up with a cool visit to a museum

I know, I planned to do far more around Düsseldorf because there is so much to see. But with a boyfriend who works weekends and a comfy sofa and something to knit, it is sometimes really hard to get out and see something. Yesterday Simone made me leave my sofa and go for a trip. We decided to go to a Jazz Matinee infront of the Herrenhaus Cromford in Ratingen, a small neighbouring small town of Düsseldorf.Herrenhaus_Cromford_RatingenIt turned out that the Jazz Matinee was less Jazz (every now and then a band played some songs) and more of a good excuse for the retired people of the neighbourhood to enjoy the last sun beams of summer and meet friends while having a nice glass of wine or some coffee and cake. So we decided to go for a walk. Continue reading