Monthly Archives: September 2011

I see a red door

The first walk I took in the German village of Rurberg was a very slow one. This was due to two circumstances: each house looked peculiar (to me; where I come from latticed houses, houses made of wood and unruly … Continue reading

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IMG_1244 is in search of a title!

This picture has served as the wallpaper on my office laptop for some months last year (replacing the one from the big bolt story). Many colleagues wondered what the heck it portrayed, including a colleague who lives 500 yards from … Continue reading

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The story of the Big Bolts

High school learned us to rely on knowledge so much we sometimes forgot to use our common sense. Our maths teacher’s way of dealing with this was to relate the story of the big bolts.

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A dragonwhy

At lunch a girl dropped by. When I asked her politely in front of the camera eye, at first she was a little shy; but at last she posed patiently Her name is dragonfly, and nobody knows why. Both wikipedia … Continue reading

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Toys. No, wait …

I wrote about the revulsion I felt for modern art in my early adolescence as well as about the slow seductive pull towards enjoying it in an earlier post. I even visit museums of modern art nowadays. Voluntarily. Last summer … Continue reading

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