Monthly Archives: December 2017

curating my life

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I was starting to feel a bit annoyed. The snow was nice: The dwarf beeches were nice: But sitting around at home, waiting for my Iranian letter of invitation wasn’t very nice. I’d get things done, sure. Taxes, invoices, photos, and whatnot. But it felt like I was merely a sort of curator of my […]


stroll in the snow

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Another day, another stroll in the park. We walked past the dwarf beeches… …and into the forest: It started snowing when we got there: And it was quite pretty: I filmed another Let’s Walk test video in which I talked about Trump’s recent attack on the free media: Oh, and I figured that my camera […]


malfunction

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Went back to the dwarf beeches. A few years earlier, the town had decided to put up a collection of photographs of them. They looked very nice, but I still don’t quite understand why they would place them right next to the actual trees: I mean, it’s not like Bad Nenndorf doesn’t have any other […]


times without mystery

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Another walk, another Christmas tree: This time we saw two distant lights in the forest (probably just some other people walking their dogs): I started wondering about the absence of mystery on the planet we inhabit today. Everything seemed to have a reasonable explanation. There were no ghosts, no demons, no supernatural beings. Maybe I […]


trees

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There was a big old Christmas tree that had appeared in the park: Worshipping green trees in the midst of winter seems like an interesting absorption of pre-Christian customs (or religious practices) into Christianity. There was a Christmas band playing Christmas tunes under the Christmas tree. Feivel and I didn’t stay long, though. We were […]


a story in the dark

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We went out a bit later than usual today: Still, we figured we’d extend our walk into the forest, so at some point it was almost completely dark (the winter sun sets early up here in the north): And when we got a little lost in the woods I remembered a story about a New […]


a flexible leash is still a leash

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Same procedure as the day before: I got some office work done, then I grabbed the dog and went out for a walk. I took another Let’s Walk video on the way, because I needed to test my new equipment: Oh, and Feivel was loving the shit out of the forest: As you can see […]


head mount

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Home. I replied to emails all day. It seems strange that, even though I have a disclaimer on my site telling people to keep it short when they decide to write me, I still get some long emails. Oh, and I wrote some invoices, and I did some stuff for my taxes. Then I went […]


drawing lines on maps

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When I left Nürnberg, it was snowing again: I spent some time on the Autobahn: Then I rode a train. And another train. And then I was home. When I got there, I found a video on my hard drive that I had forgotten to post until now: Drawing lines on maps.


Lumumba

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We went to the Christkindlmarkt today, one of the most famous Christmas Markets in the world. And yes, it is called “Christ Child Market”. Nobody is trying to rename it, and our values are not under attack. It is, however, interesting that there are two entities that deliver Christmas presents in Germany. One is Santa […]


highball

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With the presentations behind me, I got together with my friends to be merry: We had decided on the town of Nürnberg. (I could spell it as Nuremberg, but what the hell is that supposed to mean, and where did you get the “M” from? It’s called Nürnberg, or maybe it can be called Nurnberg […]