Category Archives: Things I care about

Some issues I care about enough to write about them

Doing the right thing

I had to say goodbye to someone I loved more than anyone else before. I was only able to do so in writing. I sent her a letter because all other ways of communication have been closed. Not by me, … Continue reading

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Pride and joy

It was pride in Hamburg today. I always try to go when I can. I went last year, but I felt dreadful and skipped home soon enough. This year, I was able to enjoy myself. It was a bit of … Continue reading

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Here now

When you have happy memories, memories full of joy, love and laughter, that bring you nothing but pain, because the person you made them with found it necessary to run away and break your heart, you will need to stop … Continue reading

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Reckless abandon

As I am writing this, I am listening to my “Dancing on the other side” playlist on Spotify. Dancing on the other side of heartbreak, that is. I’m not quite there, but this music helps. It hurts, and it affirms … Continue reading

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Life’s too short

We live our lives as if they will never end. It’s true. On a daily basis, we walk through life without any real regard that it will end eventually. Obviously, it’s not a pleasant thing to contemplate. It doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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The right time

It’s been forever since I last wrote a blog entry. Life is funny. So unpredictable. Not that I would want it any other way. And whilst I write pretty much every day, this blog has taken a backseat. It was … Continue reading

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Dancing in the rain

That’s not an activity I usually engage in, but the weather has been such that we barely saw any sun lately and thus I found myself dancing in the rain at an Amy MacDonald concert. I’ve known about the concert … Continue reading

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Is this all there is?

I first asked myself this question somewhere at the end of summer 2005. I was still enrolled as a student at university, but I’d given up on Egyptology. I knew I wouldn’t work in the field and I knew I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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To love or not to love

We all want to be loved. Quite probably it’s one of the few things in life that we need. Every once in a while we’ll meet a person we fall for and we find that they are the one we … Continue reading

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A symphony of getting lost

​“Schroedinger said, at its base level, the universe isn’t matter… it’s just shapes… nothing firm… what it means is that the real world is just a simulation anyway… that even if we’re not real, we may represent a dynamic… a … Continue reading

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