Wordless Wednesday Today is International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day! The idea behind the International Kissing Day is that many people may have forgotten the simple pleasures associated with kissing for kissing's sake, as opposed to kissing as mere social formality or prelude to other activities.
Wordless Wednesday Quality told at the Parc des Princes as the might of Germany prevailed against valiant Northern Ireland -- a nation with just 2% of its world champion opponent's population and a former postman up front. In truth, the one-goal margin flattered the Irish as Joachim Low's side dominated Tuesday to top Group [...]
by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo The end-of-term workload has begun to pile up quickly. While I’ve been managing to chip slowly away at my three final papers, a game theory exam is still looming on the horizon. To top it off, I’ve got a German C-1 level proficiency exam next week, [...]
by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo My parents came to visit me last week and even though they only stayed for a few days, I know we all had a nice time together in Berlin. The day they arrived just happened to coincide with my final exam for the BCGS 6-week German [...]
by Patrick Molligo Patrick's Berlin rugby team. Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo Last Monday I gave my first oral presentation (Referat) here at the Freie Universität. Although I only spoke in front of my small German class, I nevertheless found the exercise useful. After all, in about one week the real classes begin, and [...]
It's hard to believe that the World Cup is already over. And with Germany coming out on top, what a lot of fun it has been. We've had thirteen bloggers covering the ups and downs of the event since the beginning, and we wanted to take a moment to thank all of them for writing [...]
by Ian Schneider, @EN541 Well what a finale that was! It was a thoroughly exciting final game between Argentina and Germany, with either side looking like they could take the trophy home at any minute. I also found this final game was much better and more exciting than the 2010 final between Spain and the [...]