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Die Strikers D(i)efeated!

I am in Dresden.

Despite the ongoing strike by Die Bahn’s train drivers, I made it to Dresden today, and my plan worked better than expected.

Yesterday I’d peeked at the train schedule in the morning and noticed that some trains were getting from Weimar to Halle, so I decided to gamble: If I went […]

Struck, not stuck!

Die Bahn’s train drivers are going on strike from 2am Thursday through 2am Saturday.

Nice, eh?

I was supposed to go to Dresden Friday afternoon to take part in this year’s Whiney Expat Blogger Meet-Up, but because of the strike, I cannot fathom making it on Friday: I’ll catch an early train Saturday morning and […]

Mini Meet-Up

My lunch with Cathy and B. went really well—it was great seeing the two of them in the happy environs of Leipzig.

I did have my gay moment with the two: I made them go to Saturn to purchase the Eurovision 2007 double-CD with me. The music is now on my nano – soon to […]

I Can’t Wait…

…for the weekend to begin!

Of course this is a quiet weekend. Because I cannot forecast with enough accuracy some aspects of my personal life, I decided not to join the Whiney Expat Blog Meetup in Bonn.

Which reminds me, I need to cancel my hotel reservation.

Not going to the meet-up means that I […]