Monthly Archives: October 2011

Just in time for Halloween – Letters from the Dark Side

Now I can unveil the reason (in addition to the nasty bronchial infection I seem to have caught on the plane) why I didn’t post the photos from my trip to Newcastle yesterday. It’s because I was busy getting Letters … Continue reading

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No photos today

There’s still no photos today, because I seem to have caught some kind of bronchial infection from all of the coughing and sneezing people on the airplane and I’m not feeling too hot right now. And I really can’t afford … 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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One Year Blog Anniversary

Or would that be bloggoversary? At any rate, today is the one year anniversary of the new blog. Well actually, it was yesterday, but I missed the date in all of the travel uproar. If anybody is wondering what … Continue reading

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Back Home

I’m back home in Bremen again. That is, actually I got back late last evening, but I was too tired to post or do much of anything else. Luckily, I seem to have evaded all of the coughs and sneezes … Continue reading

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Beware the Tynemouth cuckoos and orientation for time-displaced Romans

I had a really nice time here and Newcastle. I’m flying home tomorrow afternoon, so regular blogging should resume soon. There will be photos as well. Today we took the Metro out to Tynemouth on the North Sea coast. Somewhere … Continue reading

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In Newcastle

I arrived safely here to Newcastle, though I was pretty tired yesterday. Getting up at half past 4 AM to catch the 6:20 flight to Amsterdam was bound to take its toll. Okay, so I did snag one of those … Continue reading

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Away – and an awards mishap

First of all, I wanted to let you all know that I’ll be in Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK from tomorrow until Monday. I don’t know how frequent my internet connection will be, so there will be only sporadic … Continue reading

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Quick Post on Consistency

I had planned a much longer post for today, but I was busy with something else, so here’s a quick link: Dave Farland a.k.a Dave Wolverton has a great post about the importance of consistency in fiction. Found via Passive … Continue reading

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