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by annaedith
Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Frontline - PBS - LC's "Democracy"
Replies: 7
Views: 2569

Re: Frontline - PBS - LC's "Democracy"

In the radio here in Ireland, they were talking about the US elections and then playing "Democracy"! Itis just strange how he always is years ahead, and behind at the same time...
Has the song been used anywhere in the US since the elections?
by annaedith
Sun Feb 10, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Cohen-inspired paintings in Donegal,Ireland
Replies: 1
Views: 2764

Cohen-inspired paintings in Donegal,Ireland

Hello! from feb 8 till march 3, there's an exhibition of paintings by Seoirse o'Dochartaigh in the military museum, Fort Dunree,on the Inishowen Penisula in north Dônegal! the êxhibition is titled "the secret life", and the painter sâys that listening to Cohen songs brought him images of deserted la...
by annaedith
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event in Berlin 2006
Topic: How to improve your German
Replies: 59
Views: 43252

hi monk, looks like a nice place for trying sares lüngerl! however, i'd rather prefer saure zipfel (sausage cooked in acid(?) sauce). in berlin, maybe you'd like to try Berliner Schnitzel, but beware (and everybody should!): it's not a normal Schnitzel which are fine and can't be spoiled by anything...
by annaedith
Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:03 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event in Berlin 2006
Topic: How to improve your German
Replies: 59
Views: 43252

hi everybody! so if you ask "was ist in der wurst?" - what is in the sausage, be prepared: GOOD ANSWERS: fleisch - meat schwein - pig rind - cattle geflügel - chicken gewürze - spices BAD ANSWERS (at least the things you might not like:) Leber - liver Niere - kidney Gehirn - brain that just came to ...
by annaedith
Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Poetic smells
Replies: 97
Views: 14092

in a tv show in germany last saturday ("wetten dass") there was a woman who was blind from birth. she said she could feel colours. with the help of her sister who explained to her what colours are she could improve this incredible ability. in the show she was shown telling the colour of several shir...
by annaedith
Tue Sep 20, 2005 1:27 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Poetic smells
Replies: 97
Views: 14092

hi simon, that's right, the button jar, that's a very special thing. add to the smell the sound when going through it to find a certain one, and it's a very strong childhod memory. greta, linda, lizzy and diane, how nice to hear that the stable smells also mean something to you! it is true that the ...
by annaedith
Mon Sep 19, 2005 1:13 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Poetic smells
Replies: 97
Views: 14092

in case of hobbies, here are some country autumn smells: the smell of my horse's coat the smell in the stable the smell of newly bought good leather bridles the smell of my old riding sweatshirt when putting it finally on after a week in the city the smell of my sleeping back when i'm going to sleep...
by annaedith
Thu Sep 15, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: The Favourite Game
Replies: 44
Views: 18849

i very much like the fact that canada is bilingual. it is good not to be restricted to only one language and, thus, way of thinking. and that was another great point for doing a practice there last year. not only that i could go and see montreal and this park mentioned so often in "the favourite gam...
by annaedith
Thu Sep 15, 2005 1:44 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Poetic smells
Replies: 97
Views: 14092

apart from your first suggestions, Diane, there are some more that are typical of late summer:
-hay brought freshly in the barn
-the last flowers on the pastures in golden sun
-a collection of leaves and fruits for autumn decoration
by annaedith
Thu Sep 15, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Montage
Replies: 31
Views: 5300

it is definitely a great song which is so powerful in transferring feelings. no wonder it's so famous. adn it is different from many other cohen songs in that it is quite musical, not like the other songs that are more poetic (and fortunately there are still so many of them!). that may also be a rea...
by annaedith
Thu Sep 15, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Birthday, Leonard!
Replies: 97
Views: 26372

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!!!!
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with all the best wishes for many happy years to come!
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anna edith, munich
by annaedith
Wed Aug 24, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Win one of the autographed items
Replies: 104
Views: 17141

many thanks to jarkko for having created such a great side and keeping it alive!
i have appreciated it for a long time now and really like it a lot, it is very different in a positive way from so many other websites!
by annaedith
Tue Aug 09, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Songs Leonard Should NOT Cover
Replies: 88
Views: 15677

bee-would you mind staying polite?
by annaedith
Tue Aug 09, 2005 1:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Explosions in London
Replies: 283
Views: 49563

i absolutely agree with thocho and tri-me. our world needs "bleeding heart, left wing, fairy dust queen" and all those other creatures like saints, good witches, magicians with powerful words... to fight the trolls and poison-spreading dragons that can't behave in community! and here in this forum i...
by annaedith
Mon Aug 08, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Explosions in London
Replies: 283
Views: 49563

it's very interesting to read all your opinions! it seems that we mainly agree that one does give a message with what one is wearing, and i do believe that it is not only percieved consciously, but also in the deeper parts of the mind. and now matter how far the evolution of the humans is, the uncon...

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