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  • Fluent in English, German; learning Dutch, Icelandic
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Student
  • BA: Book Studies and Art History, Mainz, Germany, Diploma...
  • From Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Favourite authors: J.R.R. Tolkien, Haruki Murakami, Siri Hustvedt, Paul Auster, Neil Gaiman, Walter Moers

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you some German and Icelandic

What I Can Share with Hosts

Did you know that Tolkien urged the German translator of The Lord of the Rings not to use the word Elf, that is the literal translation of elf, because he didn't want his Elben, this is the old Germanic word he suggested, to be associated with A Midsummer Night's Dream? :D

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands

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