Monthly Archives: March 2011

nur schönes

… Meistens schöne Dinge ansehen … Schöne Menschen, schöne Skulpturen und schöne Bilder, schöne Filme. Oft möchte ich dann lieber ein Teil des Schönen werden. Mich in dem Schönen wieder finden. Im schönen bleiben. Toll ist es, wenn man wo … Continue reading

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from oslo

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my trip, crowds

All in all I can say there was a different vibe in every location and every event I attended. The crowd at Dubai Lit was mixed: locals, Arab expats, American expats, French and German expats, Indian expats. Professionals in the … Continue reading

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My trip , Abu dhabi book fair

There is an international book fair every year in Abu Dhabi. Mainly it is a fair, so a lot of publishers from the Middle East are selling books at their stands. Some stands are also from the US, the UK, … Continue reading

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My trip, Doha, Global art Forum 5

I did not participate in the third day of the literature festival in Dubai because I was on my way to Doha. Mainly to see the Museum for Contemporary Art, the Mathaf and also the Museum for Islamic Art. In … Continue reading

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Duabi Lit, 2nd day

The second day I was a little bit tiered and unfocused put I attended the panels “Abdul Khal, Anthony Calderbank, Toby Eady, Khalid al Khamissi:Literary Gatekeepers” and “The bestselling author of “Taxi” returns with a second, strangely prescient, take on … Continue reading

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My trip /Dubai Lit , 1st day

Dubai Literature Festival The first panel I visited was “Jane Bristol-Rys, Maha Gargash: Emirati Women Panel”. Bristol- Rys is an anthropology professor who teaches at a university in Abu Dhabi and just recently wrote a book called “Emirati Women” and … Continue reading

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my Trip /the pavillion

Since I can’t find my notes on the things I actually should write about for work, I might as well start summing up my happy trip to UAE and Qatar. I have the feeling that quite some people are interested … Continue reading

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“N.Y.C.” (No York City)

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getting younger

Lately, every time I want to buy something in the Vinmonopolet I get asked for my ID. Vinimonopolet is, as you might have guessed, the liqueur store of Norway. It is, as you also might have guessed, a monopoly. So … Continue reading

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