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Crossing Europe without Peter

Another first time: the Crossing Europe Film Festival ended yesterday, the first Crossing Europe ever without Peter. Although the involvement of our entire household last year became a bit intense in the end, Peter and I had worked for Crossing … Weiterlesen

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Lilacs out of the Dead Ground

In his wonderful book about translation, Quasi dasselbe mit anderen Worten, Umberto Eco discusses the problem of translating allusions with an example from one of his own books, where he quotes “In the room the women come and go, talking … Weiterlesen

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Changing Spaces – Reprise

By chance, on the day that Paddy was to drive our car to Vienna to move his things into his new flat in Vienna, we were woken very early by the postman, who delivered a very large box addressed to … Weiterlesen

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Family Crossing Europe

The Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz ended yesterday, and looking at my work calendar (and my bank account), there are other things I should be doing right now, but somehow I don’t feel quite ready to rejoin the rest of … Weiterlesen

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Are we there yet?

Monday, 29 June 2009, late afternoon: Frazzled Mother: Are you sure the suitcase isn’t under your bed? Officially Mature Younger Son: Yes. (Frazzled Mother pushes rugs out of the way, starts pulling dusty suitcases and bedding in plastic cases out … Weiterlesen

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Irrational Peace

I write this while I know I should be studying. In the past week I have been surrounded by events that have me built up incredibly and then shattered everything again. I don’t quite know how to deal with all … Weiterlesen

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School-Class-Struggle

I have now officially finished school. Yesterday was my last day so now I am officially accepted to do the finishing exams for which I have 36 chances all in all, and if I don’t pass in 36 times I … Weiterlesen

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Pictures at an Exhibition

pic00044.jpg Originally uploaded by aderieg The beginning of the end of school started Thursday evening with the opening of an exhibition. Christopher, Paddy, Ernest (who belongs to our extended household) and five girls that I unfortunately don’t know very well, … Weiterlesen

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I don’t want to wait for 2068

I’m not sure that this is the right place to post this, but I can’t think of anywhere else where it might be more fitting. In a sense I guess you could argue that this has plagued my mind since … Weiterlesen

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2 sentences

How am I to write a blog-post if I’m in a position where I feel it hard to write anything. Not to seem melodramatic, writers-block simply is a pain. I just read through all the latest blog-posts and feel the … Weiterlesen

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