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A Simple Teochew Dish Of Braised Pork and Tau Kwa

This is one of my favourite dishes which I love eating when I go back home to my parents’. It’s also one of those typical dishes that Teochews love to eat with rice porridge, due to its thick black sauce. … Read more

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The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, & Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers

by Robert L. Heilbroner This book isn’t too difficult to read as I’ve thought it would be. The title was initially intimidating as I got it off some lecture slides at Universität Hamburg. Yes… I did – it was a … Read more

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Der Schrei

von Edvard Munch… Ich habe immer gedacht,, dass dieses Bild von van Gogh gemalt war!

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Der Erlkönig Von Johann Wolfgang Von Geothe

Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind; Es ist der Vater mit seinem Kind; Er hat den Knaben wohl in dem Arm; Er faßt ihn sicher, er hält ihn warm.

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Man is the creature of circumstances

“And who makes the circumstances but man himself? The world is not inevitably good or bad but to the extent that we make it so.” ~ John Stuart Mill, philosopher ~

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