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Loudine Heunis

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Loudine Heunis is a Masters student at Uni Leipzig who hails from sunny South Africa. She spent the last six years in South Korea, teaching English, and makes a mean kimchi. She worked in various capacities in the South African music industry and smack-bang in front of the stage (but never on it!) is her happy place. She loves traveling, meeting new people, cooking for friends, going to shows of all kinds, photography and art, and is an avid appreciator of the gorgeous canals of Leipzig. She has a baffling number of followers on Instagram who apparently share her love of aforementioned canals, as well as her sometimes dodgy food pics and the many, many pics hashtagged #studylife. She honestly has no clue why they are remotely interested in any of this.

ETL’s Eurydice and the power of names

in Culture / Entertainment/Stage/Theater/What's on
ETL's Eurydice. Eurydice with her father and the Stones. Image by Jackson Quang

English Theatre Leipzig’s Eurydice tells the story of Orpheus’s wife and her descent to the underworld. In the original myth the focus is entirely on Orpheus, but what happened to her down there?

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Dr. Amorous: How much sex talk is TMI?

in Allgemein/Dating/Lifestyle
How much sex talk is TMI?
Image by Kristina Flour, public domain

Isn’t synchronicity delightful?

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Legendary Colin Hay plays ParkbĂĽhne

in Concerts/Music/Outdoors
Colin Hay, photo by Carlos Rafael Pompeu. All images courtesy of Republic Media.

“Do you come from the land down under?” Loudine Heunis got to chat a little with singer-songwriter Colin Hay from the band Men at Work, which came to international prominence in the 80s, ahead of his concert in Leipzig this Saturday.

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Saturday fail and redemption at WGT

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig/What's on

The magnificent meets the mundane in this photo story starring obvious newbies and evident veterans of Wave-Gotik-Treffen.

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WGT 2019: going back to black in Leipzig

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig/Society/What's on

“Much as I adore Leipzig on any given day, I have never loved it as much as I do this weekend. Seeing so many interesting, quirky, stylish people dressed in shades and textures of black warms my heart.”

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The dubious delights of online dating in Leipzig

in Dating/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Online dating - and offline - can be quite tricky, especially in a new country. But our columnist is not about to lose hope.
Online dating, public domain photo

“Send over all your best eligible males, Leipzigers! I have a good feeling that in this lovely city, I might just find my half.”

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