New advice column for expats, courtesy of our reader Richard Schuhmann! Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: German life hacks.
From the 1950s-80s, it had been common practice for the GDR to bring in students from fellow socialist Vietnam as foreign aid, and to fill gaps in the labor market. This practice has carried over into a reunited Germany, where prosperity and longevity have brought labor shortages of their own.
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Leipzig-Houston City Sisterhood, this year’s Leipziger Literarischer Herbst includes multicultural literary events such as The Windrose of Dreams and Bridges of (Com)passion. @ Baileo – Tanzpassion Leipzig, with support from The Leipzig Glocal.
“Those feelings were… not easy to talk about or reveal in front of an audience. [But] the welcoming atmosphere and positive feedback encouraged and inspired me to continue.”
It doesn’t really feel as if we’d have to brace future generations for a return of the glaciers any time soon. The terrible heat – die schreckliche Hitze – has us all in its clutches. And it’s only getting scarier.
Wednesday, 16 May, you have the opportunity to find some answers to questions you’ve no doubt been asking as a Brit living in Germany. #Leipzig #Brexit #KeepCalmAndCarryOn