Daily Archives: 4 January, 2012

Just in case anyone’s interested

Christian Wullf is Germany’s president, a mostly titular position but constitutionally significant and with a high moral authority Used to be Premier of one of the Federal states, got to be too much competition for Angela Merkel who grabbed the … Continue reading

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The view from Away

Will someone please explain this to me? (And just what have these people been smoking anyway – just look at their eyes….?) The New York Times says: The Iowa caucuses open the Republican nominating contest on Jan. 3. The outcome … Continue reading

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It’s all Chinese to me…

Oh. I see. That would be “jaune”…. HT to the lovely Catherine Moullé for the translation

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A short love story

A man and a woman who had never met before, but who were both married to other people, found  themselves assigned to the same sleeping room on a trans-continental train. Though initially embarrassed and uneasy over sharing a room, they … Continue reading

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