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Corona-diary: Take away confidence-booster

Christina/ September 17, 2020/ The daily grind

It is still summer, it is still warm outside, but the feeling of “German Angst” is already here again. The fear of the cold season and a second wave of Covid 19 is like a sword of Damocles, combined with the menace of a second shutdown. Therefore I wonder on this sunny morning: “What bolsters me up in these times

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Corona diary: A story of alcohol and a double ostrich

Christina/ July 5, 2020/ The daily grind

An excursion into idyllic Isenb├╝ttel can be tough. This lesson had to be learned the hard way by 400 Russians 75 years ago. The guys empoisoned themselves in April 1945 by drinking methyl alcohol. This incident is written down in the “Gifhorner diary 1945” by Reiner Silberstein. Maybe the poor soldiers should have visited the nearbye ostrich-farm instead, entertaining themselves

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