Category Archives: Culture

Is culture all-embracing?

These are crazy times

Christina/ January 26, 2020/ Culture/ 0 comments

Two German guys, authors and actors at the same time, produced a new drama: The mission. Their mission is to protect human rights, minorities and democracy. For that aim messages are being shipped by them in drift bottles. Many people who collected the bottles and read the pieces of appeal write back to Markus&Markus to tell them what they do

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(Deutsch) Transmission mit sieben PS: Ein Stück Braunschweiger Geschichte

Christina/ January 18, 2020/ Culture/ 0 comments

Artist Maic Ullmann showcases his paintings stemming from a visit in 2012 at the former tunery “Elsner & Holdschmidt Nachf.” at the Kulturpunkt West in Brunswieck. The vernissage took place last friday. The paintings, displaying hammers, skrews and other items of metal, are tributing to the existince of the former factory on the one hand and to the technology of

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Fincas de Mallorca

Christina/ January 6, 2020/ Culture

Did you ever wonder how to spend your saved money in times of zero interest? Well, it is not easy by now not to lose money. Here is my recommendation: buy your finca on Mallorca. Choose one of the mountain village as place of residence. By the way: Michael Douglas tries to get rid of his historic villa nearby Valldemossa.

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A Winter’s Tale: Palma de Mallorca

Christina/ January 6, 2020/ Culture

Did you ever think about spending New Year’s Eve in Palma de Mallorca? No? You should because it special. It is not so crowded at this time, it’s calm, it’s sunny. Especially on December 31st it is worth to visit the capital of the island. Why? On the one hand, because it is the Fest d’Estandard, that is the day

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Do we all eventually turn into our mothers, fathers?

Christina/ December 27, 2019/ Culture, Ideas of philosophy

Tom Ford directed an absolute masterpiece of art – in case you are open to its message: “Don’t throw people away. We live in a culture where we throw everything away. If you have someone important, someone you love, don’t throw them away, don’t let them go. Make choices very carefully in your life.” We are talking about his second

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Star Wars: The rise of Skywalker

Christina/ December 23, 2019/ Culture

The StarWars success story might come to an end. The screenwriters itself say so. Episode 9 might the last master piece of the series. It is the completion of a fairy tale that is taking place in the Galaxy and basically happens between two families: the Palpatines and the Skywalkers, if you want to put it this way. I started

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He must come through this hollow oak

Christina/ December 2, 2019/ Culture

It is sunday morning once again. 7 o’clock and I have to get up. Another chase for stamps is on the programme. I still need five stamps to reach my final goal. We walk through “hollow oaks”, idyllic winter landscape towards the deserted village Selkenfelde and stroll on grounds rich in history. It is a hiking adventure that rewards us

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(Deutsch) Stempeljagd im Nebelwald

Christina/ November 26, 2019/ Culture

November is said to be foggy and well, it sometimes really is as we learned last sunday on our walking tour through the south of the Harz mountains. We definitely had some moments when it was hard to tell where the way was going. However, we managed to collect another four stamps, which is really great. Only four stamps left

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Seven deadly sins

Christina/ November 17, 2019/ Culture

An art exhibition on a modern version of the seven deadly sins – originally brought to live by the catholc church in Medieval Times – had its opening event on Friday, 15th, 2019. Its creator, the artist Denis Stuart Rose, transformed the old conception of forbbidance and control by some clever clergy man to manipulate the masses into our postmodern

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The tale of one who travelled

Christina/ November 2, 2019/ Culture

This is the tale of one who travelled or more precisely, of one who became a tramp. Let’s call him H. from G. H. decides to hike from Stieglitzeck to Hanskühnenburg companied by three women and one guy on a sunny but cold day (ascidentally on October 31st, 2019). From time to time H. acts like he wants to be

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