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Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu

For whatever reason, if I hear this music, either be it playing live, or, what happens more and more often these days, when it plays in my mind and I whisper the words… … if I’m stuck in a traffic jam, I smile and see the things I wouldn’t see whilst driving by on an […]


“I… I used to make long speeches to you after you left. I used to talk to you all the time, even though I was alone. I walked around for months talking to you. Now I don’t know what to say. It was easier when I just imagined you. I even imagined you talking back […]

There’s two types of men.

There’s the guy who’ll hold the door open for you, introduce you to his friends rather than leaving you out of the conversation, and possibly even offer his coat if you’re feeling chilly. And then there’s the guy who’ll just march ahead, ignore you and forget about you momentarily while he basks in attention. Presenting […]

The beginning of the end? USA Elections: comments & reactions

Just a random collection of comments & links I found today in my multimedia streams… OMG…..we are back in the 1930’s… ‘Shoot The B*tch!’ ‘Hang The N*gger!’: Unfiltered Rally Videos Show Trump’s America Wissen Sie noch: Der Abend vor dem Brexit? Als wir schlafen gingen und dachten: "Na ja, aber es gibt eine knappe Mehrheit […]

Watch Rosetta’s story, from 1985 till 2016

Just watch this 30 minute video about the Rosetta Spacecraft; from the day of her ‘birth’ on paper, on May 22nd 1985 until her scheduled plunge on comet P67, Churyumov Gerasimenko, September 30th 2016. What an enormous achievement, what an incredible source of data for science and what a life this satellite Rosetta and her […]