Monthly Archives: January 2011

Map of Tasmania

There are very few Australian euphemisms that I actually like, but Map of Tasmania is one of them.  It is just so fitting. So, what is a map of Tasmania? I could explain it to you, but I would rather … Continue reading

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You look really German

I was buying a card at a local shop and, as what happens so much these days, the transaction was going fine until the cashier said something in German I didn’t understand. I apologised and said my standard line “Ich … Continue reading

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In Old London Town

One of the perks of my new job is the prospect of being sent occasionally to London to hang out with the team in our London office.  Now that I have my visa which will let me come and go … Continue reading

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Operation Find An Apartment

Now that I have my visa and a bank account, Operation Find An Apartment has begun.  I have now looked at two apartments both in Winterhude.  The first one I did not get and I find out about the second … Continue reading

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The Icy Elbe

On Sundays, many Germans head outside in all types of weather to go for a walk with their family and friends.  My friend Amber and I decided to join them for a stroll along the icy shores of the Elbe.  … Continue reading

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PostAWeek

WordPress have jumped on the blogging challenge bandwagon with their postaweek and postaday challenges.  I’m nowhere near insane enough to promise to post every single day for the entire year, but a postaweek is something I definitely can do.  I … Continue reading

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Ein Frohes Neues Jahr!

Once again I am thankful for such wonderful friends who have included me in their lives and invited me around for a house party to celebrate the end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011.  It was a fantastic night … Continue reading

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