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Interview: Your demons travel with you

in Glocal/Leipzig tips/Philosophies
Street art in an abandoned building, Leipzig
Public domain photo

Blossom Foster interviews psychologist Demetris Nicolaides: “In the situation of adjusting to life in Germany, people’s history with their family, their problems with anxiety, self-esteem, whatever, are going to be coming up.”

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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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Theatre: Is “Proof” any good, after all?

in Reviews/Theater/What's on
"Proof." Photo courtesy of English Theatre Leipzig.
"Proof." Photo courtesy of English Theatre Leipzig.

“Watching ‘Proof’ in a sold out venue had its merits in terms of entertainment and cultural experience. But was the play any good and will it be worth attending next Saturday? You’ll find out here.”

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Feline and Strange: love and “Your Life”

in Dating/Music
Feline and Strange, Your life video still, videographer: Keren Chernizon
Feline and Strange, Your life video still, videographer: Keren Chernizon

Dating in our modern world is complicated. “And they lived happily ever after” is not as easy as the fairy tales told us.

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Who’s afraid of the Black Spider?

in Music/Theater
The Secret of the Black Spider, Green Hunter (Lina Daniel), Christine (Helen Fekade) © Kirsten Nijhof
The Secret of the Black Spider, Green Hunter (Lina Daniel), Christine (Helen Fekade) © Kirsten Nijhof

Review: The children’s opera “The Secret of the Black Spider” is scary enough for the kids without boring the adults.

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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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