Tag Archives: #change

The opening up of a new chapter

It feels as if I haven’t written in forever. Certainly I have not posted anything new to this blog in quite some time. The stats page tells me I’ve written three posts this year. Last year that would have been … Continue reading

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2014 is dead, long live 2015

Or: out with the old and in with the new. First of all, this blog is not dead. I’ve not posted in a while and the last few posts were few and far, but I am travelling and I am … Continue reading

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Remember, remember… the 9th of November

For Germany it marks a quarter of a century today for one of our most important historical events: The Fall of the Wall. I was there. I was ten. I wished I had been at the border with everyone else. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

A memorial service unlike any other has been held today. Nelson Mandela passed away last Thursday and today many of the rulers of the world, quite a few celebrities and, of course, the people gathered to pay their respects in … Continue reading

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Back to reality

And back to life, I suppose. We’re such routine animals, it’s bordering on ridiculous. Humans love their routine. Every break from it we get we immediately start to adjust to a new routine. Two weeks on a business trip to … Continue reading

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For the love of history

Many people have said to me that they find history boring. The found it boring as a school subject and never developed an interest afterward. If I don’t say it to their faces at the time, I at least think: … Continue reading

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