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Die Entwicklung neuer Verhaeltnisse

In Grossbritannien sind die Maiferien zu Ende und morgen ist Anfang einer neuen Schulwoche. Fuer viele Studenten und Studentinnen fangen auch die schwierigen Pruefungen an; kurz danach kommen die wichtigen Ergebnisse, die ihre Zukunft entscheiden.  Eine anstrengende Zeit.

Fuer alle  jungen Leute, die vielleicht eine Woche oder ein Paar Tage mit einem Brieffreund oder einer Brieffreundin in Hamburg oder in der Naehe verbracht haben, haben sie bestimmt ihre…

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Posted on June 1, 2014 at 23:55

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I was disappointed to have missed the UNESCO representative's lecture on 'lifelong learning' recently. The theme of lifelong learning  can often  mean different things to different people, according to an individual's age, experiences and circumstances, but, as moral beings, it is ALWAYS relevant and a good  benchmark for who we are as human beings. 

That noble organisation, UNESCO, is, in my view, as important and also as relevant as the founding of the…

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Posted on May 1, 2014 at 20:13

Food for thought

I am reliably informed that Rick Stein, OBE, the internationally-renowned, British chef,  TV presenter, gourmet  and food writer, was recently seen in the city of Hamburg.  I love his down-to-earth style, his inquisitiveness about different recipes and his wide-ranging culinary expertise (and, I have to admit, his seafood risotto is both delicious and nutritious!).  But what brought him to Hamburg?  Was…

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Posted on April 1, 2014 at 22:35

All together now: love, love, love!

Who doesn't recognise William Shakespeare's, England's most famous and greatest poet and playwright, immortal lines on the torment of unrequited love, spoken by Count Orsino,  in his 17th century play, Twelfth Night?

If music is the food of love, play on,

Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,

The appetite may sicken, and so die.…

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Posted on February 15, 2014 at 15:45

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