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Schweißgebadet schrecke ich auf

Schweißgebadet schrecke ich auf aus Träumen, die von so sinnlicher Intensität waren, dass ich sie nicht als Träume erkennen konnte. Zu beißend war der Geruch des Linoleums in dem stickigen Klassenraum, zu dröhnend das Gelächter der Schüler, die vor mir saßen. 279 more words


Here Lived Herbert Frank: History, Art, and Memory

By James Marten

A few weeks ago I literally stumbled across some of the most moving historical monuments I’ve ever seen. I was attending a conference on the experiences of military veterans through the ages and around the world in Hamburg, Germany, where I stayed in a lovely late nineteenth century neighborhood unscarred by the massive bombing of this northern German port during the Second World War. 556 more words

Ich sach mal so...

Kinners, ich wollte euch nicht warten lassen, aber der Haushalt schmeißt sich eben nicht von allein und da ist auch noch so viel zu tun. Die Wäsche, die Einkäufe, den Backofen reinigen… ganz zu schweigen vom BA-Arbeit schreiben und arbeiten gehen. 404 more words

Ich Sach Mal So

Chapter 16: Berlin Part 2

It was time to go back to my roots once again for my second visit to Berlin.

I was up to reunion number 9! This time I was meeting two friends from my country town, Kate and Casey. 590 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

In Berlin, it is often worth looking down for interesting signs.

You find Stolpersteine all across the city, remembering people who had lived in those buildings and who died in concentration camps. 39 more words

Vergangenheitsbewältigung is failing in Germany and anti-Semitism is on the march

According to a news article which you can read in full here, “With anti-Semitism on the march, Germany’s politicians and opinion makers are grappling with what went wrong with the country’s seven-decade-long struggle to come to terms with its past, or as they call it, … 475 more words