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How has social distancing affected you?

in Cityscapes/My Leipzig/Society
Image by Dierk Gut from Pixabay

Social distancing has become a major factor in our daily urban lives here in Leipzig. The Institute for Urban Development and Construction Science (ISB) has started a survey to get a deeper understanding of how Leipzigers are affected by the current situation. Find out here what the survey is trying to investigate and how you can participate yourselves.

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Vienna: It was love at third sight

in Travel
Vienna, to me, is an acquired taste. (Photo: public domain)
Vienna, to me, is an acquired taste. (Photo: public domain)

“Walking alone and in silence, I finally caught a glimpse of its pulse and its soul.”

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100 Yen Love: from “slob” to boxer in urban jungle

in Movies/Reviews
Tokyo. Public domain photo.
Tokyo. Public domain photo.

Its anti-heroine is one of the bravest characters I’ve seen in urban-jungle type movies.

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Wine, anyone?

in Food/My Leipzig
Photo credit: decar66 via Visual hunt / CC BY

Wine, summer, good conversation. It doesn’t get better.

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Leipzig: between heaven and hell

in Leipzig
A little glimpse of heaven at Leipzig's Bach Museum, photo by Lito Seizani

Leipzig’s fine balance between heaven and hell.

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Being a freemason today

in Leipzig
Compass and square. photo Wikipedia

Having a dog who needs three walks a day I always thought that I knew my neighbourhood pretty well. However, the other day I stumbled across a building that carried an image known as Square and Compass on its façade: the most widely recognised symbol of Freemasonry. Like most of you I had heard a lot…

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