May 2017

So you want to live in Leipzig?

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Marjon helps you think on practical terms if you decide to take the leap and land in LE.

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Happy in Hong Kong (Part I of series)

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"So much light, so many happy people, a hotel just next to densely squeezed, Michelin-starred hot food stalls on the nearest street corner, and a burgundy shoe box shop offering all sorts of strange liquids and jellies."

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Guide to Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2017

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Leipzig comes so alive as it goes back to black. Here are some tips to join in the vibrant darkness at WGT, 2-5 June 2017 - even if you feel like you're crashing the party.

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FKK: nudism, me and eastern Germany

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"Here too it was 'all nude, all the time,' and we had to pick our way to chairs through a gaggle of naked, 60ish women who reclined leafing through back issues of SuperIllu, a sort of eastern German version of People magazine specializing in former GDR celebrities and their offspring."

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Manchester: grief, grit and greatness

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The city that's given us music greats once gave me great comfort, and is also an example of resilience.

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An architect’s jaunt through Leipzig

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I always wonder how the architects who designed these buildings with a specific purpose in mind would react if they saw the way their buildings are used today.

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