Category Archives: Food

A polite coffee

At a café in Sibiu, Romania: One coffee – 6 lei One coffee please – 3 lei Good morning, one coffee please – 2 lei Polite, as I always am, I get a really good deal here. 2 lei are 50 US-cents.

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Easily Confused (54) Impaling

Impaling in the 15th century: Impaling in the 21st century: No wonder this method of barbecuing pork is popular in Transylvania. Poor pigs. :-( After seeing this photo, I think I will become vegetarian for a week or so. (Thanks … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz on Gun Violence

You missed the news about the latest mass shooting ? Don’t worry, there will be another one this week. The only good thing about this high number of killings is that it provides a lot of data. We can compare … Continue reading

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UN: Eat more Insects to fight World Hunger

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) writes that eating more insects could help fight world hunger. I am doing that already: UN, FAO and world hunger, you are welcome for my help!

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I am craving you like crazy

My last thoughts before falling asleep are about you. When I wake up in the morning, you are the first thing I think about. And in between, I dream of you. When we are together – which happens far too … Continue reading

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Sad Things (14) Multilingual Pizza

Today, when I wanted to prepare a pizza, I felt really stupid. I tried to read the instructions, but I couldn’t read them in any of the fifteen languages provided. Fifteen languages! And I don’t speak any of them. What an … Continue reading

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Breakfast Table

Every day the internet gets congested because millions of people upload photos of their breakfast: freshly pressed orange juice or coffee in which the chocolate powder forms a satanic sign. A healthy muesli or a swordfish filet. Eggs and bacon. … Continue reading

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