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

Im Dienst des Diktators - Ingrid Steiner-Gashi, Dardan Gashi

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 A North Korean Agent – it is saddening because it seems to me that he will not live to see his one and only dream in life fulfilled – that of the reunification of North and South Korea.

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

Die Siedler von CartanWeil 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 und dem Räuber mehr komplexe Strategien planen kann. Ich bin besonders überrascht, dass ich zwei von zwei mal das Spiel gewonnen habe!

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

DoraemonI 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 cruel fate that was to be for so many other childhood toys and snacks.

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Seeing Red In Tomato Fried Rice

Tomato Fried Rice

A variation of an Indian cuisine, a fusion of East with Oriental.

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Sour Fish Sausage With An Acquired Taste

Sour Fish Sausage

I went to the Golden Mile Complex on Wednesday, for the first time in my life. There was a HUGE Thai supermarket, and therein lies a HUGE selection of chilli pastes and spices. In fact, there are more pastes that I am oblivious to than there are that I am not.

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