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Цены и качество жизни

Об индексах стоимости жизни в приведённой таблице Всё показатели взяты по отношению к Нью-Йорку, где каждый индекс равен 100%. Если показатель аренды жилья равен 120, это значит что в среднем по этому городу аренда жилья на 20% дороже, чем в Нью-Йорке. Потребительская цена это относительный показатель...

Concept of democracy

Excerpt from “I am free” by David Icke, photo “Austrian communists” …Oh, I’m a Christian, a Muslim, a Socialist, a Republican, a Pagan. We have to be something instead of being someone – ourselves. We also ask people we meet what they “do” for a living...

Profit

Whenever I look out of window, and see a piece of blue sky, roofs with black dots of crows at antennas, and hear distant lulling clang of tram, I feel piece and sweet anticipation of new rendezvous with Vienna. I go out and gaze at surrounding...

That is life

Nothing is more tormenting than longevity of empty days, for me and, I guess,  crucial for my future as author, many a time I found myself weeping in the cold kitchen feeling helpless, after pacing the room for hours, weeping because I could not easily express...

Slaves of system

Journalists belong to special caste. Whoever starts on this thorny way, rarely change profession. The reason is simple: they are forced to proceed. Staff manager of any company apart from PR and news agencies, looking through professional history of applicant, may be alarmed by facts of...

Homeless

Homeless woman had found in junk container something to eat. I made the snapshot in very center of Vienna. Perhaps she is crazy, like many of homeless persons. At least she was talking to herself. This email I received today: I read Die Wiener Nachrichten today...

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П ока я мчалась иноходью по обочине загазованной Рагницштрассе из Хофера (он же Альди) с сумкой дисконтных продуктов, по цене, между прочим, в последнее время ничем не уступающих провизии из других супермаркетов, своим посещением отдав дань гениальности первоначальной идеи основателей этой немецкой торговой сети – выжать...

Agression of Homeless Wienerwurst

My adventures with Wohnbeihilfe and Austrian post-office Do you know somebody never making mistakes? It must be specie of artificial intellect. Humans simply need to miss a target now and then to guarantee one accurate shot. I don’t claim to be possessor of absolute truth. Like...

Abend

Nothing changes in life so quickly, but day after day, I grow more and more dissatisfied with possibilities Nikon D200 provides for shooting indoors. Sometimes I feel completely desperate looking through dark and unclear shots I made in cafe. From one side big professional camera can...