Tag : germany

Sport | Group stages come to a close as Algeria progress

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Yesterday saw the end of the group stages for Brazil 2014, with sixteen teams already sent packing before the knockout rounds begin and the other half still dreaming of progressing to the final. There were many permutations that could have arisen from group G before kick-off in the two matches; … Read More

Sport | Today's World Cup Preview

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Group G is one of few groups where none of the teams have either gone through or gone out going into the final set of matches. Germany and the United States, the top two, know that they only need to draw against each other to go through. Conspiracy theorists have … Read More

Sport | France Blaise past Switzerland whilst Costa Rica complete Italian job

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Well, it’s official, England are out of the World Cup. It came a bit earlier than expected but the good news is that either Italy or Uruguay will be joining us. After Friday’s results only one of the two teams can progress from the group when the two meet next … Read More

Sport | Portugal Muller-ed by Germany as Pepe sees red

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They say revenge is a dish best served cold, but in the USA’s case it was served up in the blazing 30° heat of Natal last night. After defeats to Ghana in both the 2006 and 2010 World Cups the American’s finally got one over their old foe with a … Read More

Sport | World Cup Preview

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On the eve of the long-awaited tournament, Alex Bowmer looks over the main contenders chances Brazil The pressure is on for the hosts, who go into the tournament as favourites. However, an emphatic Confederations Cup win last summer, capped off by a comprehensive victory over Spain, gives them real hope … Read More

Blogs | Where the Wild Things Aren't

5 years ago / 0 comments

Some say April is the cruellest month. They’re wrong; it’s actually February. Aside from the fact I always forget it’s two to three days shorter than every other month and thus my rent/essays are due sooner than I realised, it comes with the added bonus of Valentine’s Day (for a … Read More

Blogs | Welcoming 2014 in Germany

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From a foodie Christmas to a psychotic January… Not sure how I survived this winter. Welcome to 2014 in Germany. I am currently sat in a poser hipster café attempting to write this blog. I probably seem like I am trying to emulate some kind of self-indulgent edgy blogger combined … Read More

Blogs | Ladies Who Brunch

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Winter in Berlin arrived not with a bang but a whimper. From the balmy January temperatures of five degrees to minus twelve in the space of a week, finally my snow boots got an outing and I got used to resembling Bambi in his first tentative steps on the ice. … Read More

Blogs | Hats Off To These God Damn Christmas markets!

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Someone grab me a granddad Christmas jumper! Crack out the mint Baileys! Set me the stuffing! I’ve got to baste me a turkey because… It’s Chriiiiiiistmaaaaaas!!! Well, not yet, but it genuinely feels like Christmas has been settling in throughout the whole of Germany for the past month. I mean, … Read More

Blogs | From Hyde Park to Heidelberg, I’m still a silly Sausagesalat

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I am just over six weeks into my stay now and I have friends!!!! Yes, I have managed to find people who are just as weird as me (no offence guys). I am not going to lie, I have not become the extremely ravishing multicultural goddess with loads of friends … Read More