Tag Archives: Vechta

Photos: The Visbek Bridegroom Megalithic Tombs

Yesterday was Pentecost Monday, which is a public holiday in Germany. And since the weather was sunny, but not overly warm, it was also the perfect day for an outing. While looking at the map, wondering where to go, my … Continue reading

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Photos: Summery Views of Vechta

As longtime readers may remember, I taught at the University of Vechta for a while. And yesterday, I had the opportunity to teach in Vechta again, though not at the university this time, but at the St. Antoniushaus, a conference … Continue reading

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A new fantasy story available and Cora participates in an SF Signal Mind Meld

First of all, I was invited to participate in SF Signal‘s regular Mind Meld feature. The subject this time around was cities in science fiction and fantasy. You can see my answer as well as those of Kelly McCullough, Beth … Continue reading

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New Free Anthology Available – Stories on the Go: 101 Very Short Stories by 101 Authors

I’ll have several announcements to make in the next few days, because I have not one but three new books out. But don’t worry, this blog won’t turn into wall to wall promotion. It’s just a case of weird timing. … Continue reading

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Seasonal Views of Vechta

Yesterday was my last day at the university for 2013 and it was at least partly consumed by trying to place the last remaining students for their teaching internships in February. Though I also found the time to attend the … Continue reading

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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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Posting from the University

Just testing whether I can post from the university, now my office computer is actually online (WiFi reception is crappy in my office). Anyway, I already had a class this morning and I have another this afternoon. For lunch, I … Continue reading

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Vechta Photos: Roadside Views

As I mentioned before, I am teaching two classes at the University of Vechta this winter semester. Classes started two weeks ago, which partly accounts for the relative lack of blogging, because class preparation takes up quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Vechta Photos and the Best Bakeries in Northwest Germany

I’ve been keeping this under wraps until all the papers have been signed, but in the fall semester I will be teaching English at the University of Vechta again. I already taught English at Vechta a couple of years ago. … Continue reading

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