23. November 2017 I ANOTHER WEEK IN THE BOHEMIAN WOOD

We spent the first week of November at the Mühlviertel of Austria again.
Our cabin lays only about fifty meters away from the Czech Border.
We stay there for holidays since I'm about fours years old and I still can
remember soldiers patrolling on the other side of the creek  that marked
the border. 

read more >>


06. November 2017 I THE WOLVES OF CURRUMPAW

Nearly two years ago, I wrote about the book "Shackletons journey" by William Grill.
Now his second book "The Wolves of Currumpaw" is finally published in German.
It is stunning how William Grill creates such atmospheric illustrations by using only
a small amount of different coloured pencils.

read more >>


22. September 2017 I ANOTHER KIND OF COLLECTION

One year ago I wrote here about Surfers against Sewage and their work after visiting their
homebase at the Wheal Kitty Workshops, St. Agnes, Cornwall.
Some weeks ago I found out about a similar Europe wide organization with a base in northern Germany.
But as beach cleans are still rare in Berlin (although there are some, along the riverbanks...)
we decided to make our humble contribution to cleaner oceans by our own.
 

read more >>