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I’m Sorry Essen, It’s Not You, It’s Me

Posted by on June 30th, 2012 in Europe, Germany | 4 comments

The Essen Cathedral I told a German couple I met in London, that I was working in Germany. They were of course very excited and asked where in Germany I was working in. When I told them I was working in Essen, the excitement quickly vanished from their faces and they told me they were sorry. So to back up a little, yes I got back from my Round the World Trip in January, and yes I’ve moved back to my expat life in London, but I’m also currently traveling to Germany every week for few days. Well, I was, but not anymore. Anyways, back to Essen, which even the Germans themselves don’t think is that great. And I can understand why. It does feel like a big suburb sometimes and it does seem to lack character somehow, even...

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Merry Christmas

Posted by on December 23rd, 2010 in England, Europe, London, Photos | 0 comments

Hyvää Joulua! Merry Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad! メリークリスマス  (Merii Kurisumasu) That’s about as far as my language skills go, but there you go. And what would a post be with out a photo (thou you’ll have to make do with an iPhone photo today)… Merry Christmas! at Carnaby Street As see on Carnaby Street in London. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that they acknowledged the fact that Santa actually is from Finland. He lives at Korvantunturi, not at the North Pole, like some people seem to think. Trust me on this one. Sorry there hasn’t been any updates for a while, but I’ve been trying to get everything sorted in London, and the white stuff hasn’t exactly been helpful. You know that white stuff, sometimes referred to as “snow”, but I’ve decided to call it snow only when...

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