Tag Archives: Europe

Indian Spacecraft, “Mom” First to Orbit Mars !

“Mom”, the affectionate  name given to the Indian spacecraft, reached Mars orbit on Wednesday, beating  China, the Americans, the Soviets, and Europe and all on a shoestring budget. $74 million  to be exact which was less than the budget to … Continue reading

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

The “Grand Budapest Hotel”  is the story of the legendary concierge at a famous  European hotel between the world wars, and his lobby boy, Zero Moustafa , who becomes his trusted friend. The plot includes a priceless Renaissance painting and … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nikolaus or Nicholas Day !

This morning many  children in Europe jumped out of bed to check their boot or shoe outside their bedroom door for sweets, toys, oranges or money!   Many thanks to my friend Andrea who reminded me.  You all know I … Continue reading

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