Category Archives: Altblog

Wohin mit den alten Gedanken?

Tja, das ist jetzt die Frage. Wohin damit. Ich will alles neu machen, neuer Blog, neue URL, neue Webseite, neue Gedanken, aber mit den alten, ja, damit ist es wohl ein bisschen wie mit nuklearem Müll, irgendwo müssen sie hin, … Continue reading

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Pause!

Dieser Blog hat jetzt nicht nur inoffiziell, sondern auch offiziell vorübergehend Pause. Solange, bis meine Magisterarbeit fertig ist, also mindestens bis zum 23. Juli. Danach werde ich einen neuen Blog bauen! So. Zurück an die Arbeit.

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Getting old!

And no, I don’t mean I’m getting old (well, I am, but that’s a different story), but this blog. It needs a Generalüberholung. New theme, new design, new concept. One language. Maybe a new URL? Maybe keep the old one … Continue reading

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Why thongs? And what’s with the shopping trolleys?

You would think after a 7500km roadtrip through Oz I would talk about all the fantastic things I saw, but it’s hard to put so much into a reasonable amount of words, or pictures. So I will just ponder about … Continue reading

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Karo’s Oz (3): Jervis Bay to Kiama

After a very comfortable (but expensive) night with the van connected to power for the first time in a caravan park, I made my way to beautiful Huskisson Beach at Jervis Bay. Pristine blue waters, magnificent stretches of sand in … Continue reading

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Karo’s Oz (2): Gypsi the Van

Well, this is Gypsi the Van. My Van. My slightly cursed van. A Mazda E2200 1985, for which it is apparently impossible to even buy a new headlight (Supercheap Auto: “Sorry we don’t have those, I have never seen such … Continue reading

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Karo’s Oz (1): Sydney to Jervis Bay (or The Scary Night)

Finally! My first road trip in my campervan, the lovely yellow Mazda Poptop E2200 that hears to the name Gypsi. From Sydney I took the train to Campbelltown, from there I got picked up in my van and we went … Continue reading

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And there is a Karma…

„Es muss alles erst schlechter werden, damit es dann besser wird“, Angela Merkel. (“Everything has to get worse in order to get better.”) Well, these were probably not the wisest words that Angele ever uttered, but they apply at least … Continue reading

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I am the weatherwoman

It is most bizarre that since June, the rain is following me. Let me give you a few examples. During the winter break at Uni, it was all wet and grey and raining at the Gold Coast, so I booked … Continue reading

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You *definitely* know that you’re in Australia when…

…you walk into a post office to buy a stamp and the person behind the counter tells you “Oh sorry, we have been running out of stamps”. How can the post, or better, how can any post run out of … Continue reading

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