No Mail for Old Men – Or Why It’s Fun to Have Grandparents with Wifi

When men worked all their life, it's fair enough that they enjoy their late days on the terrace, in a sunny garden and with friends surrounding them. These days, it's important that these terraces got WiFi and that the friends are on Skype and equipped with an email account at least... "Did you know you … Continue reading No Mail for Old Men – Or Why It’s Fun to Have Grandparents with Wifi

A Place to Share and Explore Europe’s Cultural Heritage: Europeana

They could not resist to put "economic growth" in the end of this video. As if economic growth was the excuse we needed to create writing, images, sounds. As if painters, photographers, architects, poets, filmmakers, musicians and designers of all kind ever thought "Let's do it! It will create economic growth!" As if we would … Continue reading A Place to Share and Explore Europe’s Cultural Heritage: Europeana

Done. Now: Sleep.

Sun has set and night is falling in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Some of us are still stuck in the endless traffic jams paralyzing the city from dawn till dusk. Some were lucky to find into a deep calm and soothing ease... And all the people of the lulled and dumbfound town are sleeping now. Hush, … Continue reading Done. Now: Sleep.

China vs. Mongolia

In China... the land you build your house on falls after 70 years back to the government. In Mongolia... the Mongolian Navy does not carry white sea bags. In China... you got to dump your car after 8 years or 200.000km of driving it. In Mongolia... you got to make sure to always carry 400 DIY … Continue reading China vs. Mongolia

Home.

Are many posts of mine titled home? I found one...that's ok... My father is not hugely great in showing emotions. He cooks for me and makes large cakes and sends me cut out newspaper articles. It's some form of love, I'm sure. He lives in a pink cave, my father. You can see it here. … Continue reading Home.

Growing up in Asbury Park with Dick and Jane.

The Asbury Park kitchen  of the house Jenifer Hixon kindly let us use as location for Tawnya Foskett's Where there's Smoke was - like the entire house itself - a treasure box full with the most wonderful finds. Having read a while back with my kids Bill Bryson's wonderfully hilarious but still loving The Life … Continue reading Growing up in Asbury Park with Dick and Jane.

Conquering the Useless

"Head executive suite of Twentieth Century Fox, L.A. It turns out that there has been no contact between the Germans, the French and Fox. On top of that applies the undiscussed implicitness, to pull a  miniature ship across a studio hill, maybe even in a botanical garden, who must not be to far away. Why … Continue reading Conquering the Useless

The Mess we’re in

Mess is a nautical term, if it is not used referring to what's in your room or in your head. We have it in German as well, the Mess... nautical as well as for measuring - leading in the last case to such funny Wortschöpfungen as Mess-Meister - which would refer to a master of … Continue reading The Mess we’re in

A Campari Commercial not by Dylan Thomas and not Under Milk Woods

  I am not sure, what makes me think of Dylan Thomas when posting this... Maybe the alcohol? Maybe the fact, that I shot this one year ago and never got around to post this here or do anything with it? Or maybe the view out of the tiny roof window in the small closet, … Continue reading A Campari Commercial not by Dylan Thomas and not Under Milk Woods