Category Archives: Media

For my Romanian readers

In Romania I have been received so warmly that the regional press even published a long article about me, my life and my travels: It’s quite handy that I can’t speak any Romanian because I don’t like reading articles about myself. But it’s … Continue reading

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Be careful with predictions!

Oops.

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Easily Confused (43) Drama

Watching a comedy: Watching a tragedy:

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I am on the cover of a book.

Well, not me personally, but one of my photos. No, not a photo of myself, a photo I took. Maybe you remember this photo from my report on Europos Parkas, an outdoor museum hidden deep in a forest in Lithuania? … Continue reading

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Did you notice the irony? (10) Justin Bieber

A 19-year old singer drove a car while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. He was arrested. He is a multi-millionaire and will be able to buy a whole law firm to defend him, or – which would be … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Civil War in Palermo

I spent New Year’s Eve and the first couple of days of January 2014 in Palermo, the capital city of Sicily. I only made one New Year’s resolution (although I had previously dismissed those kind of resolutions as bunk) and … Continue reading

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Christmas Earthquake

Waking up and getting up early is something I usually enjoy, but on a cool December morning, 5:20 is a bit too early. Even according to the rigid regiment of my alarm clock, I would had another 70 minutes of … Continue reading

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