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Friday Fives: When Muppets Spricht Deutsch!

Since mid-January one of the free channels we’ve been getting
is the Disney Channel.  As a result on Saturday nights we’ve been
watching the German dub for The Muppet Show, which, as it… 66 more words

Friday Fives

A new word. Meanings: calm, composure, serenity, placidity.

Not merely being calmly present in a chosen place or moment, but – more important – a feeling of imperturbability.

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Dingo No Wild Dog

Analyses of Australian dingo specimens predating the 1788 arrival of European settlers suggest that the dingo is not a kind of  86 more words

God Can Speak Using an Irish AND a German Accent

For some reason a man with a German accent has always…um…intrigued…me.  

I have heard German spoken and I don’t think it is particularly a pretty language. 773 more words

Green Eggs and Ham

Continuing my articles on easy readers, today’s post is dedicated to Dr Seuss.  His first constrained vocabulary book was The Cat in the Hat, which was released in 1957.  342 more words

Nights in Germany...how to deal with

Well, for those of You who don’t know exactly how to handle a German evening I can have a couple of tips for you.

First of all, be prepared because it can always rain, simply like in UK. 260 more words


My sister arrived on Sunday, just as we were starting to get bored around here. We’ve been taking it easy and having a great time.  After organizing the big birthday surprise treasure hunt through the neighborhood, she arrive already knowing the streets and shops of Josefstadt (the 8th District) and has fit right in.   639 more words