Monthly archive

September 2018

Dr. Amorous: how to be a good guy

in Dating/Philosophies
How to be a good guy and avoid harassing a woman. (Photo: public domain)
How to be a good guy and avoid harassing a woman. (Photo: public domain)

A guide on where the line is between courtship and harassment – courtesy of our friendly neighborhood date doctor.

Keep Reading

Bridges of (Com)passion: hair & heart

in Business/Glocal/Leipzig tips
Hair & heart at Mevlounge. (Public domain photo)
Hair & heart at Mevlounge. (Public domain photo)

“We choose a hairdresser with the same meticulousness as we choose a GP or a therapist – a quest as thorough as it is intimate. It took me ten years of life in Leipzig to find such a sorceress.”

Keep Reading

Almaty: high in the birthplace of the apple

in Society/Travel
Almaty mountains. (Public domain photo)
Almaty mountains. (Public domain photo)

“A friend… was going to fly back to his adoptive home in China via Almaty in Kazakhstan. This, of course, left me with no choice but to procure my very own Aeroflot tickets and to join him on his discovery of this mystical land seldom travelled to.”

Keep Reading

Werner Herzog among DOK Fest highlights

in Movies/What's on
Werner Herzog portrait. © Zhu Jingjing.
Werner Herzog portrait. © Zhu Jingjing.

We’re about to get starstruck in Leipzig: Legendary German director Werner Herzog will attend this year’s DOK Fest, presenting his documentary “Meeting Gorbachev” and fielding questions from the audience.

Keep Reading

Intro: Leipzig, the “New Economy” hub

in #TechTavern/Glocal/My Leipzig
Irakli Shubitidze, one of the bright students at Code Camp Leipzig
Irakli Shubitidze, one of the students at Code Camp Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Harvey)

In this series, our #TechTavern columnist would like to make the case “that Leipzig could be destined for more than a reboot of Silicon Valley, that it can help lead the way towards a more humane future.”

Keep Reading

“Stop talking right-wing bullshit”

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Society
The divisions between right and left on immigration are getting wider. (Public domain photo of street art.)
The divisions between right and left on immigration are getting wider. (Public domain photo of street art.)

Yesterday we heard from a Syrian refugee disappointed in the discrimination she’s met in Germany. Today we hear from a Leipziger who works with refugees and migrants, and is frustrated at different opinions on immigration immediately being shut down and dismissed.

Keep Reading

Go to Top