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Category Archives: Death
For All Saints’ Day (1 November), which is something like the Christian version of Halloween, it is customary to visit the cemetery and leave flowers and candles behind for the deceased relatives and friends. The custom seems to be respected … Continue reading
“Women and children first” as practised around the world: “Women and children first” as practised by President Bashar al-Assad of Syria: (Zur deutschsprachigen Version dieses Artikels: Frauen und Kinder zuerst.)
My # 1 investment advice: If you still have money left when you die, you have done something wrong. Also consider advice # 2 and # 3.
Pope Shenouda III of the Coptic Christians died last weekend. On the next day, his body was put on display at the Coptic cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. Mourners overcrowded the cathedral and caused a stampede in which three people died. So, … Continue reading
Congratulations, Steve Jobs, you are now the richest man in the cemetery.
Houston, you no longer have a problem.
… and there goes Gustav von Aschenbach: “Death in Venice“ (“Der Tod in Venedig”) is not my favourite book by Thomas Mann, but he is one of my most favourite authors. I have met a few people who have dismissed … Continue reading
Seen outside the cemetery in Mellieħa, Malta in December 2011: (C) for the photo: Andreas Moser
If you always thought that “Be nice to people on your way up, because you might meet them on your way down” is a silly saying, you might want to consider the following case in point, brought to us by Muammar … Continue reading