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Supercities and an interesting project

Next week, I’m heading to Mexico City, one of the world’s largest cities with about 19 million citizens. It will be the largest city I’ve visited, with about 1 million more people than another big place I’ve been to,  New York (I’m using the metro numbers). I’m going to a wedding and is very curious … Continue reading

Racing againg: Climbing the hills of Versailles

It really feels fantastic, finishing a race. This time it was the Paris-Versailles race (16K), my second (here I wrote about my first), and I finished at 1h30min, which I’m very happy about. Churchill has once said “I hate to write, but I love to have written”. I do understand what he means, and it … Continue reading

George Orwell’s blog

This is a great idea! Some scholars at the University of Westminister in London have started publishing George Orwell‘s diary from 1938 as a blog (you can even leave comments). The professors have humorously enough include hyperlinks for words such as hazel nuts and white owl. The idea is to bring more attention to Orwell’s … Continue reading