Monthly Archives: Dezember 2010

The genealogy of mice (part 2)

Hi michael, While searching for a paper about UV-repair that Matts recommended me to read I found an article reporting an exciting new study about the migration of house-mice throughout europe during the last 10 000 years. I remember you once wrote me a story about the colonialization of europe by the two mouse species M.musculus musculus (eastern mouse) and… (more…)

Orbituary: Blake Edwards

Hi Michael, When I heard today that Blake Edwards, the congenial director of “Breakfast at Tiffanys” died, I got very sad. My hope for a continuation of this nice movie wont become true any more. Could you imagine how the beautiful, sad story of Hollie Golightly and Paul Varseck continues ? How would they proceed, after their final kiss on… (more…)

Something for you to consider: The Shabby Chick

Ghazal my Dear, I hope you don”t mind this form of address, but I can not imagine starting a letter to you other than this way. O.K. an exception would be “Dear Miss F…”, which would be in a funny contrast to the privacy we had here in Munich.  #1 (If you want to read about the mail with the… (more…)

What lasts forever ?

Hi michael, it is hard to tell what will last longer in life, material stuff or love ? At least when Shirley Bassey sings it, it sounds very convincing to me, that “…diamonds will lustre on, when love”s gone.” Diamonds are forever Sparkling round my little finger Unlike men, the diamonds linger Men are mere mortals who are not worth… (more…)

Anna Karenina

hi michael, how are you ? Yesterday night I found my mom watching a movie on TV, but the first scenes showed a rather cold winter atmosphere and I already wanted to zap over to another program (cause we have enough snow and frost in reality here in Sweden). My mom, however, insisted to watch this movie so I also… (more…)

Soldier of Love

Hi michael, In case you want to listen to some great music, have a look at this collection of Sade”s greatest hits (you can click each of them and listen the full length title – if you don”t stop, it even plays the entire album). And there is a video of her performing for her newest album. Its unbelievable, she… (more…)