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Das Mädchen schleppte sich... to the Oxford German Olympiad

This week, Sofia Justham Bello, talks about her love of German, onomatopoeia and how she approached entering the biggest event in the Oxford German Network diary: the Oxford German Olympiad. 444 more words

Episode 27: Wilhelm II, the Last German Emperor

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, explore the absolute lunacy of the last emperor of Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm II.

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Review: The African Queen (film).

The African Queen.

The African Queen is one of those rare movies that improves upon the book. It has a much more satisfying denouement than Forester’s novel, even if it does perpetuate the pleasant myth that ship captains have the authority to solemnize marriages. 456 more words

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Review: The African Queen (film).

The African Queen.

The African Queen is one of those rare movies that improves upon the book. It has a much more satisfying denouement than Forester’s novel, even if it does perpetuate the pleasant myth that ship captains have the authority to solemnize marriages. 456 more words

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler

It is a disconcerting thing hearing your own recorded voice played back. Who knew I was so high pitched and squeaky? Am I really that annoying and uncertain? 373 more words

Non-Fiction

My first published feature

This is my first published feature that originally appeared in Sonderer’s Magazine Winter 2017 issue. It was a very hard feature to write, not only due to the content but I had to reach back into old memories and feelings. 31 more words

Tourism

Episode 23: Georg Elser and his Plot to Kill Hitler

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, discover the story of an unsung German hero, Georg Elser, who attempted to kill Hitler all by himself just after the outbreak of the Second World War. 52 more words

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