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Lithuanian taxidermy film travels across Europe

in Movies/Philosophies/Reviews
Photo by WATARI on Unsplash.
Photo by WATARI on Unsplash.

A Leipzig-based Lithuanian viewer ponders the film: “[Animus Animalis] was very powerful and had a great variety of natural beauty in it. But some of its parts were truly irksome to watch or even think about.”

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From travel adventures to heartbreaking loss

in Glocal/Philosophies
Aaron and his parents, Craig and Becky. (Photo: Michael Anderson)

A whirlwind year ripped Becky and Craig Markovitz away from “dreaming up travel adventures” in Leipzig to encountering the deepest love and loss back in the US – that of their child. Now, as a tribute to their son, they’re turning their tragedy and grief into a place where other children can dream up their own adventures.

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Mors certa, hora incerta: a poem

in Poetry
Mors certa hora incerta: Inscription in Latin around the clock at the "New Town Hall" in Leipzig.
Mors certa hora incerta: Inscription in Latin around the clock at the "New Town Hall" in Leipzig.

The clock is inexorable. What (random) memories do we keep?

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Memories and ghosts in a Prague hotel

in Philosophies/Travel
Ghosts come to visit our author in dreams in a Prague hotel. Photo: public domain
Ghosts come to visit our author in dreams in a Prague hotel. Photo: public domain

“They welcomed me and then oddly warned me the hotel was haunted, especially my room, then wished me a good night.”

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WGT: Descent on Agra Park (and Dölitz)

in My Leipzig/What's on

“The population of Dölitz is 4,734. The number of tickets sold for this year’s WGT is somewhere in the region of 18,000, and the scale of change in neighbourhood demographics in Dölitz during this time is spectacular.”

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DIPAT: young energy tackles topic of death

in Business/Philosophies

DIPAT’s road to success is fraught with the tough, heartbreaking stories and realities that justify its existence in the first place.

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