The Varusschlacht Museum Kalkriese

What is the perfect thing to do on a rainy day?
Was macht man an Regentagen?

Perfect weather for the museum… 💦

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Visiting a museum!
Ins Museum gehen!

And that’s what I did a few weeks back, when I was at my parents. They live quite close to the place where the Varusschlacht (Battle of the Teutoburg Forest) happened – that battle in which the Roman Empire were resoundingly defeated by Germanic people.

Exakt das habe ich vor ein paar Wochen getan, als ich bei meinen Eltern war. Die leben nämlich recht nah an Kalkriese, wo die Varusschlacht stattfand (mutmaßlich). Die Varusschlacht ist diejenige, in der das Römische Reich eine heftige Niederlage erlitt und von den germanischen Stämmen zurückgedrängt wurde.

* Es heißt übrigens Kal-kriese, nicht Kalk-riese. ;)

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Last Minute Informations: Grand Prix / Eurovision Song Contest / Melodifestivalen

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Just as the countdown is starting my TV I thought, I’d let all of you outside of Europe know why we are going a little bit crazy right now…

The Eurovision Song Contest as it’s called today (in the past we used to call it by the French title Grand Prix Eurovision de la Chanson) was founded 60 years ago. It’s a contest where a lot of European countries send singers and battle against each other. But the reason it was founded wasn’t just “for fun” and for the battle. Instead the idea was to use the power of music to unite the European countries after the war.
This years motto is “building bridges” so it’s stil showing what it was and still is about. Although the topic is more broad nowadays. It’s a show with no discrimination, especially after last year, when Conchita won. Continue reading

Knitting & Crochet Blog Week 2015 | Day Six: Polls Apart

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So. The thing is, I am constantly thinking about doing more from my graphic design degree. One of the ideas that I’m toying with in my head is creating more prints/printables and probably sell them.
And all of you who are reading this post today are asked to share their opinion to three questions. PRETTY PLEASE! Thanks :)

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