Monthly Archives: June 2014

Save me from this “woo woo”

A study has found common attributes between people who enjoy certain types of coffee. Clinical psychologist Dr Ramani Durvasula conducted an observational study of 1,000 coffee drinkers, and assessed numerous personality styles and psychological traits including introversion and extraversion; patience; … Continue reading

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Minaret or I.C.B.M. on the banks of the Rhein

© Kindadukish. Photograph looking across the River Rheine in Konstanz towards the Melvana Mosque at sunset.

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Prince Charles the ultimate N.E.E.T.

The Prince of Wales tried to influence government decisions in areas including grammar schools expansion and GM crops, former Labour cabinet ministers reveal.   This is the man who at the age of 65 is still waiting for his first … Continue reading

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Cool Kindergarten…………

This kindergarten building was next door to the conference villa I was recently at during my Konstanz visit and it rather puts to shame the shabby and dour buildings that house many infant and junior schools in the UK. The … Continue reading

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Me Jurgen………you Heike! (Me Tarzan……you Jane)

On my recent visit to Konstanz the temperature was so hot (33c) that the locals took to diving off the bridge into the River Rheine to keep cool. Of course “elf and safety” would have banned this in the UK … Continue reading

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Punk Police……….in Germany of all places!

Seen near the waterfront in Konstanz, members of the local gendarmerie on patrol and the policewoman with a very distictive hairstyle……..  

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Streetlife in Konstanz

On my recent visit to Konstanz in Germany I spent a considerable time wandering around the old town simply to take in the wonderful architecture of the city.  Konstanz is situated on Lake Constance (the Bodensee in German). The Rhine … Continue reading

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