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June 2018 - page 2

Hadrian: love, life, regrets of an emperor

in History/Literature
Moon over Rome.
Moon over Rome.

“Wise, modest, educated, intelligent, brave, full of virtues that almost make him a divinity for his own subjects, seems to the reader this Hadrian. At the same time, he is a man who commits crimes and falls in love as only mortals can.”

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3 challenges for Leipzig’s startup scene

in Business/Opinion
With the resistance to multiculturalism, Leipzig may not yet be ready for a sustainable startup scene.
With the resistance to multiculturalism, Leipzig may not yet be ready for a sustainable startup scene.

Our guest author wonders: Without outgrowing its resistance to diversity, how can Leipzig ever measure up to Berlin?

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Memories and ghosts in a Prague hotel

in Philosophies/Travel
Ghosts come to visit our author in dreams in a Prague hotel. Photo: public domain
Ghosts come to visit our author in dreams in a Prague hotel. Photo: public domain

“They welcomed me and then oddly warned me the hotel was haunted, especially my room, then wished me a good night.”

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The importance of learning to say “no”

in My Leipzig/Opinion/Philosophies
When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."
When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."

There’s only so long you can kid yourself that going to crocheting classes on Tuesday nights is what you’re all about.

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How much do you know about Iran?

in Society/Travel

A journey through Iran’s present and past, and its future hopes, from the perspective of a Leipzig-based Frenchwoman.

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Rock & roll amputations with Jim & William

in Music/Reviews

“At the advent of the WGT festival, catching The Jesus and Mary Chain was my highest priority. The Reid brothers, Jim and William, are internationally-acclaimed figureheads, but also local heroes for a Paisley boy like myself who grew up around scheme rats with Dads with their records.”

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