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Category Archives: sport
Yes, clearly what’s meant here is a trio of hands holding a ball World Cup trophy. Unfortunately it also resembles a facepalm. Eigentlich sind mit diesem Logo drei Hände gemeint, die eine Weltcup Trophäe halten. Unglücklicherweise scheint es auch der … Continue reading
Expats Blogs, the online aggregate website which last year gave me that pretty silver ribbon over there on the sidebar, is holding a writing competition this year. The topic had to be a Top List, as in, for example, Top 10 … Continue reading
A recurring topic on the internet is the abundance of public transportation — bus and rail — crisscrossing much of Europe, and how bleak the contrast is in the United States. There are all sorts of arguments as to why … Continue reading
[UPDATE: After some discussion about the saint statue I have discovered this is is in fact not the British martyr but St. Alban of Mainz, who, like St. Denis (thanks Astrid!) and Solange (thanks Paschberg!) got up after his beheading … Continue reading
Edited English-language intro: as the course for which I wrote this post is being offered once again, I have begun to remove references to it out of concern that someone will find this post via keywords and then just cut … Continue reading
Spent the 1. Mai with friends at an alpine thermal spa getting my Wellness on. The good vibes lasted all day and through most of the first half of a stress-laden technical rehearsal, after which they wilted and died under … Continue reading
A snowkiter (kitesurfing + snowboard) taking advantage of the recent snowfall.
Or one of them, at least. Since Paul the Word-Cup-win-predicting octopus passed on to the Great Ocean In The Sky, there are a few animals (er, their owners) competing for the title. Spiegel Online brings us news of Yvonne, a … Continue reading
The 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games are being held right now in Innsbruck and nearby Seefeld. This would probably be a great opportunity to blog — if I were seeing any of it firsthand. A bad cold has made it … Continue reading