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The Green Mamba starts a new life in Hamburg...

One of the prerequisites of getting a visa was to have a signed rental contract. I thought this was a rather weird request as the embassy couldn’t guarantee when I would get a visa and I would be signing a contract without having seen the place. 565 more words


German officials receive threatening letters, fake anthrax, police say

Berlin (Reuters) – Five top German politicians received envelopes on Thursday that contained threatening letters and a white powder the letters said was anthrax, which turned out to be harmless, Berlin police said.

If I Had A Vision I'd Go See My Doctor

Die Mitte (the middle) is where it’s at, folks. Well it’s certainly where I’m at. And you can’t have visions from here in the middle. I mean, I may not always know… 201 more words


A demon from the sea. The Emden bombing.

Today is the 104th anniversary of the Emden bombing of Madras. It was after a gap of more than a century that Madras was being attacked by an enemy and it caused a lot of flutter… 397 more words


021 - Vampyr!

Let’s get DREAMY! It’s Carl Th. Dreyer’s “Vampyr” and we are stoked! This is the trippiest film we’ve covered so far and we are both surprisingly on board for it. 27 more words


My First Day of German Lesson

All roads lead to Berlin. To master German, self-learning is one. Attending language school is another.

Somehow fed up with learning from reference books, I have recently been taking a German language course at Goethe-Institut Hong Kong as another alternative. 331 more words

Language And Culture

CosplaySky.de Costume Review

I had mentioned in an earlier post about a costume review coming up, and here it is! The German-based company, CosplaySky.de, sent me a Sword Art Online costume of my choosing. 517 more words