Müller hat Geburtstag

Last night, I was working on a complicated Dr. Müller & Kollegen story about how, in Germany, you are not supposed to convey your best wishes BEFORE the anniversary (belated wishes are okay), and how, over here, the birthday boy or girl are supposed to be bringing a cake to the office themselves – which is something many international people find quite odd.

Well, that was quite a “mouthful” (pen-ful?) to squeeze into one story, so I discarded the draft and came up with something more universal about getting older…