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Snowboarding for Beginners

You, too, could have moves like this. Last winter, I was on the brink of contracting Seasonal Affective Disorder. Okay, that might be a touch melodramatic, but it’s practically true. Every night I came home from teaching, put on my onesie (for a photo see here), wrapped myself in a duvet, and drank tea on […]

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Volksfest: Hassle-free fun

Now writing from beautiful Edinburgh, but more on that tomorrow – first I wanted to catch up on Stuttgart’s Volksfest.  This is the second-largest beerfest in the world, attracting 4 million visitors to Munich’s 7 million.  The main perk of this is that you avoid the blood, sweat and tears associated with getting into an […]

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It’s a Hard Knock Life

Right now I’m in Mljet, and I was happy to find that the lone hotel here has free wireless. I am sitting in the bar area, Toni Braxton is singing ‘Unbreak My Heart,’ and I am having a break from the sun, which is going full speed outside. There are about 28 people on my […]

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