A Book? What is it?!

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In my bookshelf there is a wonderful cyclopedia from the year 2000. Since I have my laptop I am not really using it anymore, so I thought I could sell it on Ebay.… Continue reading

Stories of failure and success

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Steve Jobs In my last blog post, I was talking about the fear of failure and the steps you need to take to avoid such a problem. I concluded my post with the… Continue reading

Don’t throw that away

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Love food – hate waste? You love the sight of your bulging fridge and you are spoilt for choice what to eat. 
But in the end you waste the food because you think… Continue reading

The different way to live

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Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart. For the canadian architect Arthur Erickson architecture is a combination of art,… Continue reading

Winter blues? How to overcome seasonal abjectness…

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I am sleeping too much. It is harder to get up every morning. I tend to feel powerless. Sometimes I just want to sleep. I am bored and lazy. What’s so bad about… Continue reading

SEX AND THE STUDY

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  Last summer I jobbed as a receptionist in a cosy hostel at the eastern edge of Berlin. One warm evening a beautiful french lady entered. She worn a cool blue torn jeans,… Continue reading

Ghana’s textile industry – and the Chinese.

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All eyes on Ghana. And China’s interfering. What is hiding behind “Made in Ghana” and “Made in China” when it comes to the textile industry? Let’s go back and look at some decisive… Continue reading

Fear of business failure

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Fear of failure: Surveys Setting up your own business has never been easy. It takes a lot of coincidence and not everyone has it. Fear of failure isn’t anything nice and some people… Continue reading

Being Environmentally Friendly – Why Should Hotels Care?

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For a long time, people thought of a green hotel as it being a small, family-owned place located somewhere in the distant wilderness. Of course since then, things have changed a lot and… Continue reading

urban design: connection of culture, infrastructure, sustainability and design

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Most of our urban environments are not waterfronts and parks — they are our streets, our sidewalks, our utility corridors, parking lots. It’s everything outside the building. And yet there’s very little design… Continue reading