Category Archives: English

Derek Landy – Skulduggery Pleasant 10 – “Resurrection”

“Next time I want the most beautiful woman in the world.” “Oh, sorry”, said China upon entering, “were you waiting for me?” Skulduggery is back and Derek Landy as brilliant as ever. The cite above is just one example how … Continue reading

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Naomi Novik – “uprooted”

“Are you Baba Jaga?” she asked interestedly. “No,” I said. “But you might call her a friend of mine.” This curious book was again a recommendation and even birthday present of my series junkie and I read most of it … Continue reading

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Lee Child – “Jack Reacher” – or a special kind of legacy

I hesitated a while to write the review about this book for a few reasons. First my English is quite rusty, second I just can’t remember all those details about the structure of US Army properly. Third, that part of … Continue reading

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Dianna Wynne Jones – “Howl’s Moving Castle”

And here comes the final element of an equation that reaches back in my childhood and accompanied my whole youth. The circle is full. I was twelve when the Miyazaki film with the same name was shown in cinemas for … Continue reading

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Appetithäppchen #010

It’s been a while since you’ve got something nice and small from the kitchen. So I hope you’ll enjoy this one. It was night again. The Waystone Inn lay in silence, and it was a silence of three parts. The … Continue reading

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Jane Austen – “Mansfield Park”

Looking at my queue of books I want to write a review about I just realised how I’ve neglected my blogging activity – and my English skills (sorry for that one). Nevertheless finishing the last book on sunday creates the … Continue reading

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My PSE – Keep the camp in order!

Keeping the camp in order is a hard and time-consuming task. This short advice is actually from a postcard with “viking laws”, but it works quite good when living alone as well. My colleagues laughed at me when I told … Continue reading

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My PSE – nutrition

When I was at Ireland and England as a teenager my family was concerned about my nutrition, because then I didn’t knew how to cook properly and had a quite difficult taste. Lucky me, these things changed due to the … Continue reading

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My PSE – travelling

As mentioned in my last post I want to sum up my Practical Semester Experiences in various in topics. I decided for an intership at a company 300 kilometers away from home. Not a big distance actually, but also not one to … Continue reading

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Simon Hogert & Emily Monk – “Don’t tell Mum – hair-raising messages home from gap-year travellers”

As I can start counting down the days  my pratical semester will last I was curious about experiences others make when being away from home and this amusing collection of email extracts just seemed perfect to satisfy my curiousitiy. And … Continue reading

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