Monthly Archives: December 2016

Review: The Girl on the Train

I actually finished this book over two months ago, but felt I had to think it over before I could review it and then suddenly it’s two months later and I haven’t done so.. Full spoilers follow. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree… 🎄

I love a good Christmas tree and even though there isn’t one here, there’s a surprising amount of decoration shaped like a Christmas tree around the flat. There’s probably more in other places, too. Also, as a sidenote: did you … Continue reading

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Irresponsible newspaper front pages

It’s rarely so obvious which newspapers are artificially stoking fears for reasons unknown and which feel they have a duty to report facts and not further their own agenda as yesterday’s German papers following the terrorist attack on a Berlin … Continue reading

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Cuxhaven Kugelbake cross stitch pattern

My grandparents used to go to Cuxhaven – a seaside town in northern Germany at the tip of Lower Saxony – each summer for two weeks. They did this for decades and met a bunch of couples doing a similar … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic comics

I don’t think I’d ever read a comic except a few books of Disney’s Das Lustige Taschenbuch when I was young. I’d never ruled it out, but it’s kind of hard to know where to start when you’ve never really … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars The Phantom Menace audiobook

I was surprised when I first listened to it that not only it contains sound effects and music but also added bits that aren’t in the films. As such the motivations of some of the characters are flashed out a … Continue reading

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Review: A Time to Kill by John Grisham

I first read this book in my teenage years. I must have been around 14 and had picked it up after racing through The Firm and The Pelican Brief. I remember loving all of them at the time. This year … Continue reading

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