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Slamming it in Gohlis with Café homeLE

in My Leipzig/Poetry/What's on by

Longing for cake and applause? Maike invites you to come over and show off your Fernweh poetry chops.

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Deep emotions with (dubbed) “Dunkirk”

in History/Movies/Reviews by
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)

“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”

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Lady Gaby poetry: “Drape Me”

in Dating/Poetry by

A fulfilling relationship in the eyes of this Berlin-based poet.

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Fashionzig: second-hand paradise

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig by
Leipzig is a a paradise for those who appreciate second-hand shopping, flea markets and environmentally conscious fashion. (Public domain photo)

Rummaging through the shelves of Leipzig is like a little girl playing dress-up in her grandmother’s wardrobe. Sometimes you have to dig deep and wait over ten minutes for the next tram to the next flea market, but finding that perfect piece (ahem, eye hologram necklace) is worth the over ten minute wait.

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Bitten by mosquitoes in Hong Kong

in Philosophies/Travel by

“I thought back to my own noble discomfort at treating the poverty of others as a tourist attraction.”

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US in Leipzig: sweet & sour or bitter medicine?

in Politics/Society by

Sociologist Helena Flam ponders possible intepretations or reasons for the appointment of a former refugee from Minsk, married to his same-sex partner, as the new US Consul to Leipzig.

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