The World Cup finally descended upon us on Friday, June 9, 2006. Being in the city center to buy some supplies for an upcoming workshop shortly before noon, I could not escape the masses of soccer fans that crowded the streets. As it happened to be a fairly warm and sunny day (at last), the […]


As already mentioned in the post “SwissBall”, Germany is covered with World Cup related events and products. Especially the sponsors take huge pride in making it known that we cannot escape the World Cup when it takes over the reign in Germany for the next weeks. A couple of weeks ago I spotted a pretty […]


With the Soccer World Cup 2006 being away only a few days, every city in Germany – not just the ones where the games are played – is getting ready fort the big event. There is hardly any store, restaurant or other gathering place where you do not see either a soccer ball or a […]