Although there are several things that differentiate Christmas in Germany from Christmas in the US, they both have one key character in common: That big red Coca-cola truck, decked to the gills in blinking lights and snaking across an icy highway to bring diabetes to snowy evening landscapes everywhere. But this year, the Alternative for […]
Landschlacht, Switzerland, 24 June to 2 September 2018 The idea for this blog post began, as ideas sometimes do, through a combination of small incidents: An article from a monthly newspaper that I use to teach German speakers English Facebook commentary about unusual place names in the world A Facebook message from a Starbucks friend […]
Many parts of Hamburg’s urban landscape can really only be described as “gritty”. That grittiness often comes accompanied by small oases of street art, both the glorious and the mundane. Whole buildings are frequently used as vast canvases, while small scale pieces can be found just about everywhere. The epicentre of the Hamburg’s street art […]
Welcome to the Cologne Game Haus (CGH), the new epicenter of Cologne’s game development scene: On 29th June we finally opened our doors with an official big bang, together with our studios, politicians and many representatives of the game industry. At the official opening event, our studios amazed the invited guests with presentations of […]
An advert for Afri-Cola in Bravo of 3 May 1972. This is the second Afri-Cola ad to run on this site.
Binance to Invest $15 Million in Bermuda as Crypto Regulations Advance Binance Brings Jobs, Education and Investment The Premier of Bermuda, Edward David Burt, announced on Friday his government’s new partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Under the signed agreement, the company is to establish a Global Compliance Centre in the country creating forty jobs. Binance […]