How does it feel to sit in your house in the evening and wait for the rain to water your coffee plants? Karen Blixen knew.
After Marlene had said goodbye to Jean, she returned to Hollywood, feeling lonely without her lover, whom she hadserved French cuisine almost daily. In the past, she had toured to sell war bonds – the “USO“ had recently been founded, an Organization whose mission was to keep up the morale of front-line troops through entertainment.
How did Marlene Dietrich and Jean Gabin, such very different people, fall in love? What did the Second World War have to do with it?
In October 1980, Margaret Thatcher had been Prime Minister of the UK for over one and a half years.
At that time, things were not going well for her government: Inflation was rising. Unemployment was rising. Voters were about to question whether Margaret Thatcher could really bring the promised positive changes to Great Britain.
For a lot of readers, the German expression “Leibesübungen“ certainly is unknown. “Leibesübungen“ can be translated with “physical exercises“. The “Leibesübungen“ have a lot in …
The correspondence between Marlene Dietrich and Erich Maria Remarque is sometimes described as the most beautiful romance novel of the 20th century. When reading the …