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Old 06.07.2011, 15:39
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it's a book Begga gave me that had other books on
top and so I never read. It's called Njal's Saga and is apparently
a classic of ancient literature.
thanks for the name of the book. I'll try to find a French translation.
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Old 06.07.2011, 16:46
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Old 06.07.2011, 16:55
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I decided to write something about Begga because so many people who
never met her have been so moved by what happpend. But also because
it's so very strange how she keeps coming to my mind for the
unlikeliest of reasons.
Thanks for sharing beardsy! Terrific post, which makes me hope others who have stories about begga (no matter how insignificant you may think they are) will come around in time to post here too. I'm sure they will be of comfort to begga's friends and family back home to know how many lives she's touched. Please continue to share your experiences!
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Old 06.07.2011, 17:02
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which makes me hope others who have stories about begga (no matter how insignificant you may think they are) will come around in time to post here too
Not all stories need to be shared; it's also good to have some private memories. In other words, I'm not posting mine :-)
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Old 06.07.2011, 18:07
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just move this back up again
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Old 06.07.2011, 18:58
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Not all stories need to be shared; it's also good to have some private memories. In other words, I'm not posting mine :-)
Probably because you wouldn't be able to choose one, you have so many of them!
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Old 06.07.2011, 22:19
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bump to move it back up again
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Old 06.07.2011, 22:39
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Old 06.07.2011, 22:50
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Re: Remembering Begga

Just back from the accident site. Thanks Resident for arranging the meet-up this evening.

It's beautifully laid out! Thanks to everyone who has put candles, the photo, the bear, the flowers etc. It's definitely eye catching and beautiful there in an otherwise desolate mess of concrete and railings. Everyone walking past stopped to look, and some braved us (small group chatting in English) to ask what happened.
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Old 06.07.2011, 22:54
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For Begga
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Old 06.07.2011, 22:55
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...some braved us (small group chatting in English) to ask what happened.
I went there this evening in between the two groups - such was the timing of my flight. In addition to seconding Adrian's comments, I would add that as I arrived, I saw a mother and three children on bikes looking over the "memorial".

As I parked and went and did my own thing, two older ladies came and asked me about it. They were saddened to hear about Begga, naturally, but knew about the accident itself.

Hopefully (these) people will learn (or will tell their friends) to be more careful, and if it saves one (more) life then maybe some good can come of this tragedy. Too late for Begga, of course.
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Old 06.07.2011, 22:56
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Beautiful, thanks porsch.
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Old 06.07.2011, 23:05
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Beautiful, thanks porsch.
I've still not forgiven you for the negative rep. Bigger things are going on just now though.
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Old 07.07.2011, 00:39
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Old 07.07.2011, 07:36
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I had a chat with a local resident last night. He said he saw all the commotion on Friday and didn't know what had happened. I explained (in my halting German), and he was visibly moved.
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Old 07.07.2011, 09:58
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Old 07.07.2011, 11:00
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Seriously guys what's with the bumping? If people want to post they will. Let the forum take it's natural course (as per the rep)
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Old 07.07.2011, 11:05
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Seriously guys what's with the bumping? If people want to post they will. Let the forum take it's natural course (as per the rep)
I don't even know what bumping is.....
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Old 07.07.2011, 11:06
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I don't even know what bumping is.....
When you post in a thread just to move it to the top of the forum
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