Category Archives: Coryat’s Crudities


Kulturkampf Gott und die Staat features in the neat bookshop window frieze Suggesting that Bonn has not lost all of its politics With the reunifying right hand shift back to Berlin. Because old-school Marxist analysis never said seize The day … Continue reading

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Theme Song

Song of the walk, starts Thursday.

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Ich habe keine Ducati

So, two intensive weeks at the Goethe Institute and I am linguistically charged ein bischen. I can now count to a thousand and name all the countries in the EU. Still have some problems translating Heine. Anyway, the final leg … Continue reading

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Coming Shortly 2

MAY 14TH 2007 399 years ago today an under employed Englishman whose London drinking friends included William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, John Donne and the teenage Prince of Wales, set out alone on a walking trip across Europe. On May 14, … Continue reading

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