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It’s the story, stupid!

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“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.”
― J.K. Rowling

Stories are what we depend on. Stories about life, earth and universe, about right and wrong, possible and not possible and how society works. They teach us how to behave and they mirror us to let us learn who we are. They can give us motivation and inspiration. Stories can let us dream and make us believe. They give us a smile or let us cry – sometimes because of their beauty.

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City of Contradictions

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Living in Dresden at these times is like sitting in a big washing machine that runs continuously but rapidly switches programs by random. It changes from warm clear water during the rinse cycle to a cold dirty broth at once. A gently swing is followed from the cycling spin. Here you feel cozy in softened water – next moment you get an ice-cold flush. The city simmers and vibrates and seems to tear apart.

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