Archive for March, 2012

Dinner with Diversity

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ; also known in English as the German Agency for International Cooperation) is a classy organization that does a lot of humanitarian work. A friend of mine works there and invited some of us to a documentary-dinner deal they were hosting. Since some ambassadors from a couple southern African […]

März Madness

Throughout Berlin, you will notice one odd addition to parks. Stone ping pong tables. The stone bit serves two purposes as far as I can see. One is that these tables are then resistant to whatever nature can throw at it, and two, even Arnold would struggle to steal something that heavy. Well, I went […]

Too Good to Save Daylight

Taking Flat Gus to see the Soviets (they rescue children; see statue) This week has been filled with a lot more work (and a lot less play) than I’d like. We have to make a poster about a disease and speak for a half hour. My group chose COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Yes, that […]

Back in Berlin

The reason I can't lift my arms up anymore... Over the course of my travels, I wasn’t able to shave. Due to this, I was a bit haggard looking. When I returned to class the first day, I was greeted by one of my classmates asking, “Oh wow. Did you spend your week off in […]