A Visit to the Steve Irwin of Sea Shepherd

After having noticed at the Seminar where I am currently enrolled in a part-time course in Steiner (Waldorf-) education for the high school, that a few people were wearing shirts or caps with the Sea Shepherd Logo, it turned out that three of the four current ships of the Sea Shepherd are anchoring in Williamstown, rather close to where I live. Interestingly, it is possible to visit them (still through the entire November, on the weekends). So today, I stood on the bridge of the Steve Irwin.

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Hints as to Health

A. Preliminary Remark

A while ago, I wrote this article in German. The article you are reading now is a free translation of it, which I make available here as I needed to translate it anyhow. While many of the links may lead to German websites, you may be able to understand their content by using e.g. Google Translate.

The article discusses some questions of health, for which the right diet is something to be considered.

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Australia: Information and Links

If you are interested in Information about Australia, you might be interested in a new webpage I have created. It can serve especially those who wish to emigrate, who want to work or live in Australia or simply stay for longer, but I believe it can also be helpful to the traveller.

It is in German, but just use Google Translate, especially, as many linked websites will be in English.

Have a look at my new information page.

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Interesting Job: Romanticiser

Did you know the job of a romanticiser? His task, according to the Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung (China, wie es tanzt und lacht, 13. März 2013, Reise, V3), to make real the wishes, needs and preferences of the guests, whether those express them or not.

You can get your personal romanticiser if you book one of the villas of the Ritz-Carlton at Yalong Bay, Hainan, China, it seems.

I have been wondering whether to make that a part of my series on nice jobs, and I guess I could, in a way, but from a spiritual perspective I am wondering whether I should. For the FAS describes the romanticizer as a “professional expert of projection” – and our aim is REALITY, is it not?

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Nice Jobs (III): Reisemarschall

This is a job so seldom nowadays that I had difficulties finding the English translation in the two online dictionaries I normally use for a first glance: be a Reisemarschall.

A bit of googling brought me to terms like “coordinator of the papal trips” (which would be correctly describing Mr. Gaspari’s position as “Päpstlicher Reisemarschall”, of course, but would be too specific as a general term, even if he may be the only Reisemarschall left – yet “coordinator of the [enter head of state’s title] may be an option, although not sounding as traditional as the German term “Reisemarschall”) or “Papal traveling coordinator” (the latter link showing you can even get a decoration for doing your job from the King of Spain and giving the option of “traveling coordinator” as a general job title).

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