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STARS Have You Got James Dean’s Autograph?

COLLECTING AUTOGRAPHS IS A TOUGH GAME – because I insist, that 50 % of all the signatures on the market are fakes or replicas or, word, written by somebody who knows how the stars signed his name. Especially if you get a piece of paper with the autograph only. Not a letter or with a … Weiterlesen »

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PLANTS In Praise Of … (No. 43)

Its scientific name is Oxalis triangularis and it says a lot about the shape of the leafs: They are triangular. Like the wings of a butterfly. The beautiful plant, an East Asian version of the traditional green clover, comes from China, and if you get one with four leafs, consider yourself blessed – they are … Weiterlesen »

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TRAVEL I Got A Strange Message … (No. 20)

It’s the gigantic open area in the center of the Chinese capital. Enclosed by Mao’s Mausoleum, the wall of the Forbidden City, the National Assembly and the National Museum. In measures 800 x 500 m (or 1/2 mile x 1/3 mile) and one million people can gather there easily. But they are not allowed. If … Weiterlesen »

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