Quantcast
0

Using Words With Double Meanings

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on September 19, 2014 in Immoral Conversations |

Language, that wonderful means of communicating which everyone understands, but which can so easily be misinterpreted or taken out of context. You just need to look at the number of politicians who, having had their ill-thought words quoted in the press come straight back and claim they have been taken out of context, that their […]

Tags: , , , ,

0

Returning To Normal Days

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on September 9, 2014 in Personal |

Many students in Germany have already returned to school, some have the pleasure of waiting until Thursday and for those just starting out on their school career, the first school day is Saturday. Each individual State in Germany sets its own term times, which can be weeks apart from one another and causes some consternation […]

Tags: , ,

8

Books: Getting Things In Order

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 27, 2014 in Personal |

There are stacks in the bedroom, on the side table in our living room, along one wall in the small hallway, right when you enter the apartment. Behind the couch are more, just growing there as new titles are added every few days. My small library, those few choice books I brought with me to […]

Tags: , ,

0

The Land Of Equality: Defining Sub-Cultures

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 24, 2014 in News & Opinion |

Did you know that the phrase Land Of The Free is not just a line in the Star-Spangled Banner? It is the title of the national anthem of Belize, and the text was written by Samuel Haynes who, in the 1920s began organizing the Universal Negro Improvement Association there. As many already know, Belize was […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

0

Review: Straight White Male

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 18, 2014 in Articles and Reviews |

The life of a bestselling author is an easy one: rest on your laurels cashing in on the success of your last work and, occasionally, write something new. The real life of a bestselling author is something completely different: not so much resting as searching for a new work which will hold that level of […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

0

Review: Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 17, 2014 in Articles and Reviews |

What is it that makes a Young Adult novel suitable for its audience? This is a question which has probably troubled many authors over the years, trying to bridge the gap between children and adults in a way which will capture youthful imagination without seeming too young, but still have all the attributes of an […]

Tags: , , , ,

0

Twitter: Just Another Average Day

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 10, 2014 in Immoral Conversations |

Is there anything special going on today, you might ask yourself, browsing through the local pages of your paper, surfing across the Internet, checking what your friends have planned, or am I going to be stuck in front of the computer again? The world, if you know where to look, is right there at your […]

Tags: , , , , ,

0

Overplaying The Haters

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 5, 2014 in Internet, News & Opinion |

Love them or hate them, the so-called Haters are here to stay no matter what we may think of them, no matter what we may do to prevent their trolling, their abundance. Practically any web site you care to mention has its own fair share of them, filling up the unmoderated comments wherever they can, […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

0

Review: Essay Oder Stirb

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 2, 2014 in Articles and Reviews |

It is amazing how few people sit down and think. I mean really think, consider the big and the small things in life and not just what is happening to them, why, and why life is so unfair, but moving events and powers of our modern world. People in general no longer seem to look […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

0

Selfies. When You’re Not Alone

Posted by Viktoria Michaelis on August 1, 2014 in Internet |

Is a selfie still a selfie when there are other people within the frame? I’m sure we all know of the self-portraits taken in various toilets around the globe where someone is there, in the background, doing their business and, of course, what has been called the Most Famous Selfie In The World with a […]

Tags: , , , ,

Copyright © 2010-2014 Viktoria Michaelis All rights reserved.
This site is using the Desk Mess Mirrored theme, v2.2.4.1, from BuyNowShop.com.