Category Archives: Random thoughts and opinions

On life, the universe and everything… you know

Constant distraction

As it was getting darker outside I lit the candles in my living room. The TV was off, so was the computer. I was reading an article on my phone posted on brainpickings.com, one of my favourite thinking sites. It … Continue reading

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Human connection

I tried a little something different this time. And writing. Writing helps too. At least it helps me.

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Personal Space

I value my personal space. Quite highly, actually. Considering that I am an introvert that’s probably not a surprise. Quiet and peace is where I can collect myself and even thrive. I hate crowds, but I can manage them when … Continue reading

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Living on hope

The appeal of writing science fiction and/or fantasy is quite simple: you can do anything. Everything is possible. That is amazing. Tonight I decided to have a glass of wine. Okay, maybe two. I just felt like it. I never … Continue reading

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Nightowlish

I was tired most of today. You could blame it on the weather. Grey, drizzly, typical November, really. Or perhaps it was the insufficient sleep of the last two nights. Always restless, brain never stopping. It probably doesn’t help that … Continue reading

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37

It’s an odd number, I find. Not a number I associate with my age, but as of today that’s what it is. I’m fine with that. I don’t really care all that much, because I have no real concept of … Continue reading

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Work vs work

One of my Christmas presents was an upgrade to my “old” laptop. I’ve had it for two years and it’s already pretty dated, which is somewhat ridiculous, but that’s today’s technology for you. It was getting so slow, however, as … Continue reading

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In the New Year everything will be different

That’s a very literal translation of something we say in Germany “Im neuen Jahr wird alles anders”. It’s actually the title of a satirical little book. But it’s something we say at the turn of the years and since this … Continue reading

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Never another one like him

When I first saw David Bowie come across my Tumblr dashboard this morning I thought it was about his birthday three days ago or the fact that he had just released his latest album. Soon it registered that people were … Continue reading

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2014 is dead, long live 2015

Or: out with the old and in with the new. First of all, this blog is not dead. I’ve not posted in a while and the last few posts were few and far, but I am travelling and I am … Continue reading

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