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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Keep The Faith………Wigan Casino and Northern Soul

I Was doing a little Youtubing the other day and by chance came across this video with a song by Raphael Saadiq called “Love that girl” and it immediately took me back to the Friday night sessions I used to … Continue reading

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Get a science degree and get ahead…………………

New science graduates are half as likely to be in stop-gap jobs stacking shelves and cleaning windows as those who studied most other university disciplines, new figures have revealed. They are more likely to have landed professional jobs within six months … Continue reading

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Hotel Petershof, Konstanz……….avoid like the plague!!!!!!

Booked a 6-night stay to attend a conference with a colleague and charged “top dollar” for a poky little room which could just about get the bed in. I had specifically asked for a double bed and got two single … Continue reading

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