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[Linguistic nit-picking on a Friday evening] Stumbled across the word bakkie in this article: To celebrate 35 years of the Toyota Hilux bakkie on the African market including Malawi, Toyota is also displaying the Toyota Hilux Legend35 double cab with chrome bull-bars and anti-roll bars. In Malawi, the term pick-up is more commonly used to […]
ticino weekend
sono tornata a Lugano per un weekend. Un espresso, per favore! dolce fare absolutamente niente su Monte Bre.
Quote of the Day
Juergen Klopp, football coach of 1. FSV Mainz 05, said Leidenschaft und Bereitschaft sind bei uns immer da – was kann da schon passieren? Schlechtestenfalls verlieren. Aber das nimmt uns, solange wir kämpfen, in Mainz keiner übel. Source: Focus
Tinguely Museum, Basel
Weather has been very rainy and cold here. I spent yesterday afternoon at the Tinguely Museum… some snapshots: Close-up of a Niki de Saint Phalle sculpture in the museum park… could be South African from the colours. And here’s the full view. The museum was built by Mario Botta. I particularly like the view from […]
Hopes of malaria vaccine by 2010
The vaccine was used to protect 2,022 children in Mozambique and cut the risk of developing severe malaria by 58%.
message from the admin
upgraded to wp 1.2.1 In addition, I’ve managed to find a solution to the escaping comment form problem in IE. I replaced 100% by 400px in the css controlling the text area field: #commentform textarea { width: 400px; } If you don’t know what I’m talking about, sorry to late… the admin has fixed it! […]
Mailand oder Madrid – Hauptsache Italien *
I came across a number of Italian language links this week: Italdict.de Accademia della Crusca (via Mlle. A.) It – Eng forum at Wordreference.com * The former German national football player Andreas Möller supposedly said this in an interview.
dog abandoned at supermarket
Apparently somebody abandoned (or forgot?) a puppy at the supermarket opposite of our office. There was a quite a commotion… The police came to pick up the young dog. The puppy looked really forlorn and lost. Poor guy. Cos he didn’t want to follow or wasn’t used to walking on a leash, the policeman ended […]
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