Derek Robinson

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Basic Bread | Bread Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1 kg strong bread flour<br>• 625 ml tepid water<br>• X3 7 g sachets of dried yeast , or 30g fresh yeast<br>• 2 tablespoons sugar<br>• 1 level …

Verbs followed by the Accusative Case

Verbs and the Accusative case<p>Everyone knows that the different cases are one of the most difficult parts of the language to get used to. For this …

Germany

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Opinion: EU needs a humane refugee policy | DW | 24.12.2014

In 2014, the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Europe reached its highest level since 1945. Hundreds of thousands are fleeing from crisis …

A Guide to the 4 German Noun Cases

For native English speakers, one of the most challenging aspects of learning German, at least initially, can be the fact that each noun, pronoun and …

The Common German Verbs Always Take the Dative Case

In the following chart you'll find those German verbs that take a "direct" object in the <b>dative</b> case rather than the normal accusative case. (More …

How to Use German Dative Prepositions

If you want to speak German, you'll have to know your dative prepositions. Many dative prepositions are common vocabulary in German, such as <i>nach</i> …

Android customization – how to regain storage space by cleaning the cache on your Android device

Last week on our Android customization post, you got to play with image files and change up your wallpaper on your Android device. After messing with all those image files, you may be finding that your internal storage space is strangely low, so we should try to fix that.<p>There are many things you …

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The Oxford Guide to Etymology by Philip Durkin

This practical introduction to word history investigates every aspect of where words come from and how they change. Philip Durkin, chief etymologist …

New Google Calendar app seasonal backgrounds ready for download

It used to be that some of the worst looking backgrounds you could put on your device were the default images provided by app developers, your phone manufacturer or the operating system itself. When turning to third party sources for great looking imagery, Google Calendar may not have been high on …

Dylan Thomas: beer and loafing in Fitzrovia

A couple of years ago, I was sitting with Hannah Ellis in my office, which also happens to be my house. This is in a corner of northern Fitzrovia, just south of the Euston Road and a little west of the Tottenham Court Road. The customary, if slightly incredible, quiet had settled on the largely …

Rembrandt: The Late Works review – triumph in master’s tragedy

Rembrandt is so high in the ranking of great artists that our amassed reverence has sunk like syrup into the brown and gold surfaces of his paintings.<p>There he is in the first room of this startling exhibition, gazing back from his self-portraits, a sage and infinitely gentle soul: Rembrandt the …

Number of severely lonely men over 50 set to rise to 1m in 15 years

Men with low incomes and poor health will be worst affected, says report based on English longitudinal study of ageing<p>The number of men over the age of 50 suffering from severe loneliness in England will increase to more than 1 million in the next 15 years, research based on government statistics …

Nobel prize winner Patrick Modiano hailed as modern Marcel Proust

The French novelist Patrick Modiano was hailed on Thursday as a Marcel Proust of our time as he was named the 2014 winner of the Nobel prize for literature.<p>The Swedish Academy said it was celebrating Modiano’s “art of memory”, rewarding a writer who repeatedly returns to the same themes and …

5 reasons to install CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod has long been the most popular custom Android ROM around, and with good reason. With a speedy stock-like experience and plenty of its own tweaks and improvements, here are 5 reasons why you should try CyanogenMod, if you haven’t already.<p><b>1. Increase your handset’s lifespan</b><p>OEMs can only …

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Songs in Flight The Collected Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann

<b>THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE</b><p><b>Songs in Flight, The Collected Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann.</b><p><b>Edited and translated by Peter Filkins. Marsilio.</b><p>Reviewed by Marjorie …