Author Archives: Andreas Moser

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.

Stupid questions get funny answers

Posted in German Law, Germany, History, Holocaust, Law | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bird update (3)

Apparently I have been feeding the little bird too much. It has become quite plump. Tomorrow I will leave for Budapest for a few days. I am very curious if the bird will still be around when I return. Let’s … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo

“Je suis Charlie” – “I am Charlie” – we could read on many Facebook and Twitter profiles after the attack on the French satirical newspaper. That was cheap and maybe a bit presumptuous, even though it was of course intended as a show of … Continue reading

Posted in France, Human Rights, Islam, Law, Media, Politics, Religion, Terrorism | Tagged | 9 Comments

Bird update (2)

Thanks for asking about the little bird. It is doing great, not least due to my tender care. This was on day 2, already looking a bit more like a bird than it did before: Here some rare shots of mother … Continue reading

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Sunset Warning

I am working at my desk, angry about another day having almost passed with less than half of my to-do list completed, when I spot something glaring through the window. What is this? A fire in a neighbor’s apartment? A small nuclear … Continue reading

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Snow, Ice, Mud and Mountains – Half Marathon in Brasov

I had gathered from the map of the course that the half marathon in Brașov (Romania) would be a bit mountainous. It actually looked more like an alpine hiking map. The difference in altitude to be overcome was indicated as 650 meters … Continue reading

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Warthogs over Romania

The sound of fighter jets, war planes and bombers causes fear and terror in some people, but delight in me. When the supersonic planes roar in the distance, I drop everything and turn my excited face toward the sky, admiring both the engineering … Continue reading

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