Monthly Archives: January 2006

Kreativpause / creative break

So even though I’m in the middle of my winter exams 2006, I couldn’t help taking a wee break, I let the books be books and played around with some new photo management software I found on my laptop (thats … Continue reading

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2006 – a Hof Jobyssey / eine Hofer Jobyssee

The employment situation in Germany isn’t exactly good – but in some regions it is actually at its worst for many decades. Hof surely is one of those regions.In December 2005 the unemployment rate in the Hof constiuency was at … Continue reading

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www.wikipedia.de is(t) down – WTF??!

I do like wikipedia – the free encyclopedia – thats no secret and its no surprise to people who know me. What did surprise me, is that http://www.wikipedia.de is no longer allowed to link to the German language wikipedia website … Continue reading

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0.21 ct/min – where’s the catch / wo ist der haken?

Cheap internet dial up – the best a student can wish for when there’s no broadband around… Germany has some pretty sweet dial up providers, some as cheap as 0.21 ct (yeah rite: EUR 0.0021) a minute. Well, to cut … Continue reading

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Tragedy

Last Friday two Irish students died in their rented home in Lorient (France) from a house fire.They were, just like many of us last year – on the ERASMUS foreign exchange programme. I was really shocked by those news. Relatives … Continue reading

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