Tag Archives: German folk music

Still Snowy and Frosty Linkdump

I’m not sure whether this hit the news abroad at all, but the German TV station ARD did an exclusive TV interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. I only stumbled across the interview by accident, because I was waiting for … Continue reading

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Three November Deaths

Yes, I know that November is the month of death, but we didn’t have to take it that literally, did we? Because in addition to losing a neighbour to cancer, this November has seen the loss of some remarkable people … Continue reading

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Of Folk Poetry and Scary Songs

I obviously survived the family function and the event was actually rather nice, even though I’m not a party person at all. The venue was one of the nicer hotels in town and the menu was a step up from … Continue reading

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More Celebrity Deaths

It really seems to be the season for celebrity deaths, because almost every day you hear that another actor, singer, director, writer or other artist, whose work has influenced your life in big or little ways, has died. Today, we … Continue reading

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