Category Archives: Culture

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Norderney: home of coziness

Christina/ November 16, 2021/ The daily grind, Culture

What more could I want? A short break over my birthday at Norderney with perfect weather. The island, where coziness is at home. Do you feel the same, that there is nothing better on a murky and stormy november rain day after a stroll to come home and enjoy a warm tee in a cozy atmosphere? If so, Norderney is

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Visiting the Fünfseenland

Christina/ November 14, 2021/ The daily grind, Culture

This is the deal: With a short break at the Ammersee you get another four lakes for free. Where? At the so called “Five lakes district” in Bavaria. Both, mountain and water fans get one’s money’s worth here. And also on the physical well-being is taken care for. My recommendation: the restaurant Steg 32. Four days in Paradise Allowedly: the

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The painter Horst Schmidt an in between “Schräge Typen”

Christina/ October 22, 2021/ Culture

The oeuvre of Horst Schmidt is being displayed since yesterday at both bowers, at the Eiermarkt and at the Hagenbrücke. And right in the middle, at least at the Jakobs-Kemenate, “Schräge Typen” are dazzling in the shape of the last supper 4 by Marina Schmiechen. A reminiscence of her exhibition which was displayed in 2019. For the exhibition opening the

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Oil – Beauty and horror of the petroleum era

Christina/ October 3, 2021/ Culture, Ideas of philosophy

The oilfly, domiciled in California, is the only creature that is able to live in oil and have a dump in there. An outsize picture of this insect marks the end of the exhibition “Oil. Beauty and horror of the petroleum age” which is actually shown at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. The show can be visited until January 9th, 2022. This

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The Huy: A perfect day at the northern Harz foreland

Christina/ September 30, 2021/ The daily grind, Culture

We are on the move in the Huy, a ridge within the northern Harz foreland. Beginning at the rambler’s car park “Röderhof/Abzweig Huysburg” at the L83 we walk about 18 kilometres. A round trip that includes both, the Schloss Röderhof as well as the cloister Huysburg. In the woodlands we explore first of all the Daneilshöhle and later on the

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The Revolution has a female face

Christina/ September 20, 2021/ Culture, Ideas of philosophy

The cathedral of Braunschweig is scene of a political event: Olga Shparaga, philosopher and civil rights activist from Belarus is on a visit. Since her escape from her home country Shparaga lives in Berlin. Today Kathrin Reinhardt reads selected passages from the book “The revolution has a female face”, written by Belorussian. Subsequent to the reading a discussion between the

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(Deutsch) Historischer Dorfrundgang in Timmerlah

Christina/ September 4, 2021/ Culture

Whoever walks or cycles through the district of Timmerlah today will not guess what kind of turbulent history lies behind the village. The Arbeitskreis Andere Geschichte e.V. offers today within its program of city walks an excursion through the history of the small town. With great commitment and a lot of passion the local guardians of cultural heritage Bernd Aumann

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Heiliger Hain: When the heathland blooms

Christina/ September 4, 2021/ The daily grind, Culture

There is one thing you can count on, even in times of Corona: The bloom of the heathland. It is a rule of thumb that the blooming period takes place from August, 8.8 to September, 9.9 every year. Therefore it is high time to watch that natural spectacle on the spot. Okay, let’s go to the “Heiliger Hain” close to

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Things of the heart at the Lokpark

Christina/ August 29, 2021/ Culture

Acutally the saying goes: “Summertime and the living is easy”. This summer however not only the Corona restrictions are giving me a hard time. Also the changeable wheather spoils my plans for the weekend. Once again the prospects for saturday are dull. At first there is less rainfall than predicted. That’s why we dare to visit the designer market “Herzensdinge”

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Yakamoz: The reflectance of the moon in the water

Christina/ August 16, 2021/ Culture

Since mid of July 2021 the art gallery Geyso20 shows the exhibition Yakamoz in Braunschweig. There is also an additional programme. I visit the public guided tour on 15.8.2021 in order to learn more about the two artists, Murak Akat and Lena Schmidt-Tupou. From a rational point of view I am far away from being an adept. Therefore I enter

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