Author Archives: cllism

Curry & Cider Noodle – A Personal Concoction of East Meets West

Because seriously, I’m desperate. What else can I do with my remaining apple cider vinegar and curry powder?

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My (Husband’s) Horrible Fried Rice – Voila Madame Monsieur!

Last December, while I was away in Dresden, my significant other decided, finally, to cook dinner for himself, a meal that involves neither maggi mees nor just the microwave alone. However, instead of jumping straight into the details of the recipe, let me … Read more

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Im Dienst des Diktators (In the service of the dictator)

Im Dienst des Diktators – Leben und Flucht eines nordkoreanischen Agenten (Ingrid Steiner Gashi, Dardan Gashi) I’ve just finished reading a very saddening yet brave life story of Kim Jong Il’s personal agent, Kim Jong Ryul. Life and Flight of … Read more

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Noch Ein Strategienspiel – Die Siedler Von Catan – Das Ich Mag

Weil es riesig einfach ist, obwohl es eigentlich sehr viele Spielregeln hat. Ich habe nicht einmal gedacht, dass ein Spiel, das so viele Regeln gibt, kann so lustig sein. Tatsächlich ist es einfacher als Carcassonne, weil man mit den Stoffkarten … Read more

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小叮当 (ドラえもん) Choco Balls – Another Reminisce Of Childhood Wonders

I was not anticipating Sheng Siong to have the capability to display such unexpected surprises for supposedly adult customers. The moment I saw the familiar dark blue box, my visceral response was ignited and I sprang, literally, with joy. It has survived the … Read more

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