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5 ways to raise money to study abroad

in Glocal/Travel
Globe-trotting former student who currently runs consultancy firm gives tips on how you can fund studying abroad yourself.
Globe-trotting former student who currently runs consultancy firm gives tips on how you can fund studying abroad yourself. Photo: public domain

The skeptic in you will always ask, can I afford studying abroad? I’m here to tell you that yes, you can.

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The Sheikh and the City

in History/Leipzig
The Sheikh and the City, photo Chris Engberts

Thinking of Leipzig I thought of learned middle-aged men, feverishly working printers and book publishers, and a gallant beau monde. Times seemed to have changed and I should have known.

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The problem with the Ivory Tower

in Literature
No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram to the Leipzig Book Fair.

For me, there is something pressing and ominous about a book I cannot finish.

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Saying hello (for lack of a better headline)

in Philosophies
LeipGlo makes changes periodically to improve for you - and for us too!
LeipGlo makes changes periodically to improve for you - and for us too!

It was learning German, a break from my English-language academic writing, that brought me back to poetry. I found myself on a bus from Berlin to Leipzig writing a very basic-worded break-up poem in German, just for practice. (I will share said poem here once it has been properly proofread.) The next morning, I found by accident some of the posts from my old poetry blog still online. These two moments immediately converged into finally setting up a new forum for creative expression for myself and others. It took only a couple of clicks to set up a new blog. And a couple more clicks to announce it on social media. So here we are.

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