I recently moved to a different continent and it sure feels like the other side of the world to me. I live at the US Pacific coast now, a nine hour time difference away from home. When my day starts, my family and friends at home are just about to end their workday to start … Continue reading Mermaids away from home
Often we encounter strange people during our lives. People we do not understand, people we admire, people we are afraid of, people we are intrigued of. Jesse belongs to the last category. I met him one year ago when working at the same university. He is a quiet guy, but easy going and funny. He … Continue reading “I feel there is something fundamentally pure and child-like about creative work”
I usually ask questions. Many questions. Maybe too many. But when I find an interesting person, or a person with an interesting hobby or job or story, my curiosity usually wins over my politeness. After that I always feel richer. Sometimes, also happened that I found the chat (which often becomes and interview with me … Continue reading Drumroll drumroll…slice of Life!
Norbert is an happy man. When you see his happy round face, with his thick moustache, and his ruffled grey hair, you cannot avoid smiling. Norbert is a smart man. You can talk about everything with him, from cell biology to politics, from carpentry to fanta-science. Norbert is an active man. The only time I … Continue reading “My muse is a slim, juicy, wonderful smelling fig tree”