Monthly Archives: September 2011

discovery

My younger brother is on a trip in Erbil which is in the Kurdish part of Iraq. Kurds are the biggest group of people without an actual state. It is about 40 million Kurds all over the world who originally … Continue reading

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How I got used to it

This was a couple of years ago. I remember the first time I saw that I was logged into Google with an account. I made this account to watch YouTube videos but was not aware that I have been logged … Continue reading

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Flummis

I have a really nice collection of bouncing balls. I started it many years ago and the majority of the collection is in my mothers attic at the moment. Somehow, I did not priorities bouncing balls when moving to Oslo. … Continue reading

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Germans in the dark

At the weekend I was talking to some local friends after we have moved furniture into a new apartment. Not my new apartment, I am not planning to move until I leave the country. A discussion evolved around recycling. In … Continue reading

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close that gap

Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.

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security

When I moved here I was surprised that I never saw any police on the street. Not for protests and not for any event or in front of any building. Since July 22nd the picture changed. Now, a police car … Continue reading

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Auguri

The sun is out because it is her birthday. Yesterday, we waited until twelve o’clock to say “auguri“ before twelve we spend two hours saying “quasi auguri”. Waiting for the moment to come, telling each other stories about our favourite … Continue reading

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von früher

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elections

The Berlin elections made me happy. Berlin elections are not representative for what is happening in the rest of the country since historically the city is inhabited by a rather leftist population. When I still lived there I was often … Continue reading

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oslo blues

It is the time of the Oslo blues again. It happens when the weather is getting bad and I have to spend too much time with people that can’t stop speaking about their irrelevant research, thinking their research would be … Continue reading

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