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Tracing Literary Footsteps

There’s a light chill in the air as our bus pulls up at the Stratford-upon-Avon bus stop. It’s a sleepy little town that we’re visiting during our two-week Euro trip – one that includes bits of UK, Switzerland and Paris (the standard package for a whirlwind I-too-have-been-there-done-that sort of trip). 149 more words

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The Roots of my Wanderlust

So here I am: a cultural science student in the small town that bears the name Lüneburg. How did I get here? What happened to the big city life I had always dreamed of? 495 more words


Dak Dak Do

Here are two things you absolutely must have on your bucket list: See Eric Clapton in concert; and visit Istanbul.  What you must not do though, is go to an Eric Clapton concert in Istanbul; friends of mine and I did it and it was a disaster! 1,211 more words


Born Free (John Barry)

The road from Leuchars to St Andrews is adorned w/ interesting sights…and concepts

Signs And Semiotics

That´s the way it goes!

Ich habe mich verliebt! Sie ist 20- fache Millionärin, extremst vielseitig und heißt… Istanbul! Aber unsere Liebe hat keine Zukunft, nicht auf dieser Tour…

Also, wie auch immer, ich habe Istanbul verlassen. 239 more words

Language is a Bitch

One of the traits that defines humans, I believe, is the tendency, or should I say compulsion, to send (or leave) other humans messages.  For whatever reason, we like to let people know that we’re here or that we were here.   567 more words

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Amazing teen returns money his father stole from elderly woman

Tona Herndon never imagined she would get mugged while visiting the cemetery where her late husband of 60 years was laid to rest. Herndon had assumed she would never get that money back until the family of her mugger reached out to help her. 265 more words

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