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Sad Things (17) Flowers

This was a bad investment. Photographed by Valdis Jekociņš in Riga, Latvia. Advertisements

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Sad things (16) Birthday Party

When you invite your friends to a birthday party and nobody shows up. Photographed at the Kalemegdan fortress in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Sad Things (15) Postcard to myself

Every day, I run down the stairs with excitement to unlock my letterbox with great anticipation, awaiting postcards from around the world. Every day, all I get is another disappointment. I can’t even remember when was the last time that I received … Continue reading

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Sad Things (14) Multilingual Pizza

Today, when I wanted to prepare a pizza, I felt really stupid. I tried to read the instructions, but I couldn’t read them in any of the fifteen languages provided. Fifteen languages! And I don’t speak any of them. What an … Continue reading

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Sad Things (13) Postcard from Viktor Orbán

Returning from a two-week holiday, I was excited to open my mailbox as soon as I came home. I expected parcels, fan mail, magazines and postcards from around the world. You can imagine my disappointment when, upon my return from the Balkans … Continue reading

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Sad Things (12) Terror Transparency

ISIS, the terrorist organization from Syria and Iraq, publish an annual report detailing all their attacks, expenses, acquisitions, strategic goals, new recruits and so on. They even have fancy infographics. You can download the full report here (PDF, 410 pages). The … Continue reading

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Sad Things (11) David Cameron

Being Prime Minister of a quickly disintegrating country which has been a member state of the European Union since 1973, but who still doesn’t understand how the Union works.

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Sad Things (10) :-(

When I press the 1 button on my phone three times while writing a text message, my phone always tries to suggest that I want to write :-( instead of :-). I wonder why my phone has such a negative … Continue reading

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Sad Things (9) BND palm tree

One of two alibi trees in front of an ugly concrete block which will house the BND, Germany’s Intelligence Service, in Berlin. This one tree is even worse than if there was no tree at all. It’s like rubbing it … Continue reading

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Sad Things (8) Retweet

When finally one of your tweets gets retweeted – by someone with one follower. I knew I wouldn’t understand this Twitter. But you’ll find me at @AndreasMoser007.

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