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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. …

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 …

A few things: Off topic but important

So, my final entry into my Steampunk blog for 2008 and it’s two more videos. Something I consider rather important and it shows clearely where I stand concerning certain issues. And something else: I may or may not diverge into the whole religion/science debate on a few more occasions, whenever …

Preparing for the Expedition

The first stage of the greatest expedition so far is done. The tickets for the trip to the realm of Akehito Tenno have arrived and my beloved wife, my friend Jiro-san and me shall leave Munich for Nagoya via Helsinki on March 21st 2008. I am well pleased, and I …

Culinary Delights every Steampunk can enjoy

Something I wanted to put up here for quite a while now: I am an admierer of Japan. I love the people, the culture, the cuisine. Fortunately for me, right across the street (10 m or so from my door) is the Kushiage Enn. In my humble opinion the best …