Tempus Fugit

When I was little, people who were older than me would warn that when you were grown-up, time would fly. “Nonsense,” I would think as even a week would seem a very long time. Now I am a grown up of course I realise those people are right. The weeks, months and years fly by: […] Read more…

Me, stupid? That doesn't add up!

Maths has always been a huge issue for me. When I was about 11 I was congratulated by teachers for coming top in my year in an English exam. This cause for celebration was dampened by news from my maths teacher that my performance in the maths exam was so low it had fallen off […] Read more…

Seeing an old Berlin through new eyes

Having studied Germany between the wars, I thought I knew what to expect of Berlin. My preconception led to a rather disorientating trip at first – it just didn’t look like the black-and-white photos I had stored in my head. Of course, I knew exactly why Berlin has changed so much since the 1930s – […] Read more…

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