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And I contributed!

Today I revel in my own achievements for I have published an article in the esteemed Gatehouse Gazette, a most exquisite Steampunk/Dieselpunk periodical. Please, get yourself a cup of tea or coffee, sit down, download it and enjoy: Commemorating the anniversary of the birthday of Jules Verne, the Gatehouse Gazette …

Oh well…

Winter drags on and on and on. It’s about time spring started. At least I’ve got a real nice and rather steamy jumper my beloved wife knitted for me which I can wear now and this is great. I am also still suffering a little from the fact that the …

Kaupthing – Rückzahlungen verzögern sich um weitere drei Monate

Entgegen meiner üblichen Gewohnheit schreibe ich jetzt mal auf Deutsch. Auf der Homepage des Isländischen Einlagensicherungsfonds Tryggingarsjóður liest man seit gestern, 26. Januar, 16:15 isländischer Zeit die Meldung, dass der Handelsminister ( Minister of Business Affairs) die Frist für die Rückzahlung der gesperrten Kaupting Konten um drei Monate verlängert hat. …

On Zeppelins – Part 1

I have a thing for Zeppelins. They make a shiver run down my spine. They are like cloudships, like the Queen Mary of an age that lasted far to short. Zeppelins combine flying with majesty. A jet or a vintage passenger airplane like the Tante Ju simply cannot compare. Only …

Hope over Fear

The whole speech: My fellow citizens:I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown …