My last week of school was an idle one: English oral exams were underway so basically half of my classes were cancelled, and most of teachers in the English faculty were occupied with tedious supervising tasks. On Wednesday (29 May) I had my last lesson alone with an unruly class of year 6s. Afterwards, before … Continue reading The End of the Assistantship
Here are my new theories based on the new material in the season 2 teasers/trailers so far. When I refer to 1920/1953/1986/2019/2052, I'm referring to them as timelines not specific points in time, in order to include events in those respective timelines that happen in 1921/1954/1987/2020/2053 and so on and so forth. 1. Young Jonas … Continue reading Predictions for Dark Season 2
I recently spent a weekend in London since I was advised to leave Germany and reenter on a different visa. It wasn't a particularly enjoyable trip, but I made the most of it by examining the burgers of London. Here are my reviews of a few of the major burger chains I discovered.
The Free State of Thuringia (Thüringen) is a former GDR state in central Germany, known as the "green heart" of Germany since it's covered with dense forest, is definitely not the most popular part of this country. I'd guess that most international visitors to Thuringia visit the former site of the Buchenwald concentration camp or are literature mavens who want to see Goethe and Schiller's Weimar. Sadly, this state is also infamous as a center of Neo-Nazi activity.
It's been a while since my last blog post as not much transpired before the Easter holidays. One week there was an intense storm and the school was struck by lightning which caused some damage to the water pipes, so school was closed down for two days. During the last week of school my mum … Continue reading Journey to the South (feat. Mummabear)
Whiplash tells the story of an ambitious young jazz drummer, Neiman (Miles Teller), who attends the exclusive and fictional Shaffer Conservatory in New York. Neiman idolises Buddy Rich and has grand aspirations which begin to become actualised when he catches the eye of jazz instructor, Fletcher (JK Simmons). Fletcher is a vicious, ruthless and manipulative … Continue reading Review: Whiplash (2014)
5,0 Original is a brand that just makes it into the Shit Beer Showdown at 49 cents per 500ml can. The product range all have a very minimalist and modern label design which probably appeals to younger Germans. The label boasts that the company saves on not advertising and that this is "a good pils … Continue reading 5,0 Original