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Germany: “the most feminist country I’ve ever lived in”

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Street art in Berlin, Germany.

“Throughout my twenties, I lived and worked in the United States, India and France, before settling in Germany. Each new country has revealed a new dimension of womanhood and has given me some small, subjective insight into what it means to be female across different societies.”

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A guide to scuba diving in our local lakes

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Scuba diving. (Photo: public domain)

“In this post, I want to tell you about what it takes to become a scuba diver, and about what you can discover underneath the surface of Leipzig’s lakes.”

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Germany and the heatwave from hell

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Public domain photo.

It doesn’t really feel as if we’d have to brace future generations for a return of the glaciers any time soon. The terrible heat – die schreckliche Hitze – has us all in its clutches. And it’s only getting scarier.

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The importance of learning to say “no”

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When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."

There’s only so long you can kid yourself that going to crocheting classes on Tuesday nights is what you’re all about.

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Love, bureaucracy & despair in the city

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The city of Leipzig can breed equal parts love and despair for expats. (Photo: public domain)

Coming to Leipzig is rather easy – staying, not so much. A heartbreaking story involving an intercultural couple, unpaid pension fund fees and the Ausländerbehörde.

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UK citizen rights and Brexit: What now?

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UK citizens - what does Brexit mean for those living abroad? Time to get informed and take action. (Photo: public domain)

Wednesday, 16 May, you have the opportunity to find some answers to questions you’ve no doubt been asking as a Brit living in Germany. #Leipzig #Brexit #KeepCalmAndCarryOn

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