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January 2019 - page 3

A Canadian’s first Christmas in Leipzig

in My Leipzig
Feuerzangenbowle stand at the Leipzig Christmas Market.
Feuerzangenbowle stand at the Leipzig Christmas Market.

“Majestically entranced by the Christmas season in Germany, I cannot help but think back on it, and on each of the Sundays throughout December.”

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A stranger in a new country: Germany

in Opinion/Society
Stranger or outsider?
A "stranger". With kind permission by © David Rodríguez

“Have you come to experience your dose of ‘the German treatment’? Do you feel alienated and can’t help but blame your cold surroundings in this country? Then this is for you.”

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Bandersnatch: Who’s really in control?

in Movies/Reviews
"Bandersnatch" follows the trend of its dystopian parent series, "Black Mirror," and the minds behind it.
"Bandersnatch" follows the trend of its dystopian parent series, "Black Mirror," and the minds behind it.

“Besides dealing with parallel universes and time travel, and convincingly looking and sounding like the year 1984, this new Netflix release puts control over the protagonist’s lives in our hands, as the audience. Or does it?”

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“Banishment” – the plight of the poet

in Literature/Philosophies/Poetry
Writers unite
Public domain photo

“It was observed during his mock trial that he was distracted though the accusations made against him demanded no response. Nevertheless, he seemed somewhat absent from the proceedings, and if his lips moved, he said nothing.”

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