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Entries from January 2008

The Prison Sex Show

January 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last night I went to the English Theatre Berlin to see ‘The Prison Sex Show.’ With a title like that, how could I go wrong??? The English Theatre Berlin (formally known as the ‘Friends of Italian Opera’) is a cool little theatre that seems to be randomly placed off some random street in Kreutzberg (a […]

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Tags: Berlin · Culture ? · Life

New Life in the Wohnung

January 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

A couple weeks ago, Konstanze (friend/co-worker at AWI) brought me a new plant for my Wohnung (apartment). I have been talking about getting one for a while now, but I have resisted as I have never been so good with keeping these things alive. Anyway, I am happy to report that not only is the […]

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Tags: Life · Potsdam · weather

Mark your calendars

January 21st, 2008 · Comments Off

I was going to make an attempt to keep this a fairly non-political space. However, as I am pretty fascinated by politics and as this blog is called ‘the world according to bob’, I figure what the hell. Today marks the first day of the last year of the Bush administration in office! The next […]

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Tags: blog · Life · politics

What a difference a day makes

January 8th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Today the weather FINALLY broke a bit with much warmer temperatures and sunshine. A very welcome relief. Today was also my first sighting of canadian geese returning. I also went to ultimate frisbee training (which is also good in itself) and a few team mates went to a pretty cool pub afterward. Germany instituted a […]

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Tags: Life · Potsdam · Uncategorized

Talking of Passion

January 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

I recently read the book Zorro by Isabel Allende. An amazing and fun book. Below is the talk she gave at the 2007 TED conference on the topic of passion.  Her talk speaks for itself – well worth viewing.

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Tags: TED

Getting soft ….

January 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

So I am VERY cold. It has been cold here since New Year’s Day when it started raining snow. Since that time, the temperatures have dropped and the wind has picked up. A very damp, windy, cut through your clothes sort of cold here. While the temperature was only -4°C, with the wind chill it […]

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Tags: Germany · Potsdam · weather

Happy New Year!!!

January 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

Happy New Year to everyone. This is my first attempt at joining the ‘blogisphere’, so be a bit patient. The structure of this web page is pretty much complete now, I just need to start filling in the obviously large pieces. Check back frequently as I plan to get this thing whipped into shape! I […]

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Tags: blog · holidays · New Years