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Where I’m At – A Series of Vaguely Linear Thoughts on Life in Aachen

As some of you may know, I am now living in Aachen, a small town in far West Germany (seriously, you can’t get any further west, it’s just trees and then France). I’m completing a German language course here, as … Continue reading

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My Eternal Struggle With Accents

In America they think I’m British, in France they think I’m German, in Germany they think I’m Dutch. In Spain they think I’m mentally handicapped. I don’t know what it is, but I’ve always been terrible with accents. Anyone with … Continue reading

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Shall we generalise? – Ze Curious Case of German Manners

Fine. Let’s talk about the Germans. Be forewarned; this is a blog in which some people may find a few ideas they disagree with, Germans and Australians alike. There are going to be a few generalisations, which I might discover … Continue reading

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