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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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From LE to LA: the kindness of strangers

in Philosophies/Travel
Beach front property in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, photo maeshelle west-davies

What surprised me was what I got from the people. I had forgotten how good it feels to smile and be smiled back at. I know some say Americans are superficially nice, but I miss that friendliness. Every day I went to the boardwalk of Venice Beach in LA, I got hugs for no reason at all.

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Mid-30s: weird spot between birth & death

in Philosophies
To me the real weird part of being 34 comes from being a passive recipient of the life cycle at work: kids popping out like buns, deaths in a domino effect. (Photo: public domain)
To me the real weird part of being 34 comes from being a passive recipient of the life cycle at work: kids popping out like buns, deaths in a domino effect. (Photo: public domain)

You’ve known this all along, of course, but now you’re painfully aware.

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