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Vechta in the News

Vechta, the town where I currently teach at the local university, made the national news today. But unfortunately for a sad reason, because a schoolbus carrying students to Vechta’s secondary schools crashed into a tree. Thankfully no one died, but … Continue reading

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Easter Monday Link Round-up

Here in Germany, today was a public holiday and rather slow. Nonetheless, Easter Monday is a work day in the US. Besides, there were at least two big conventions this weekend, so the internet didn’t go into holiday mode. The … Continue reading

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More on the Freimarkt accident – and an interview with Cora

More on yesterday’s Freimarkt accident. And sorry international visitors, but all links are in German since this is not exactly a news item of international importance. Radio Bremen reports that experts found a hairline crack and a bit of rust … Continue reading

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Accident at the Freimarkt

There was an accident at the Freimarkt, our local autumn fair tonight. Apparently, a gondola broke off from a carousel and crashed into the boundary. Six people injured, one of them critically, according to the local radio news. Even worse, … Continue reading

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I’m a clumsy oaf

I really seem to have contracted the clumsiness virus (well, at least it’s not EHEC), because after slipping on the stairs and spraining my ankle on Saturday, I managed to bump into and break an open window today, because I … Continue reading

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