Category Archives: Ramblings

Boom Goes The Head

And I never really sleep anymore… It’s been two years. And I always get those dangerous dreamsAnd I never get a minute of peace… Two years with this weird, vague pressure on all of us. Two years of complete inability … Continue reading

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Between the Years

I run into Vicky sometime during those limbo days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the time Germans so aptly call between the years – the old one all but over, the new one not yet begun. I don’t know … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

Lilly texts me on New Year’s Day. “He’s hungover like shit, and god knows what else,” she tells me. “I sat in the car this morning, wanting nothing more than to go home to my mom, and the darkness was … Continue reading

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The Book Was Better (and other reasons why Hollywood sucks)

Right. I may be extremely late to the party, since the movie this rant is centering around came out in 2010, but for all I know nothing has changed much since then. It’s Percy Jackson, and if you haven’t read … Continue reading

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Women?

First of all: Yes. It’s my conviction that trans women are women. Now for the difficult part. I’ve been thinking a lot about the issue over the course of the past few weeks, ever since you know who wrote her … Continue reading

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Everything sucks? Have a book.

I’ve been thinking these past weeks whether I should write the obligatory Corona blog post, but hey, let’s be real. I’m not a scientist, and the last thing we need is another not qualified opinion. I have a million thoughts … Continue reading

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New Year, Traffic Jams, and Jobs No One Wants

It’s not too late for one of those Happy New Year posts, is it? Sigh. What can I say, I’ve been busy. Not with any writing related issues, unfortunately. Instead, I did all the after-vacation laundry and other stuff, built … Continue reading

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Here’s to Another Decade

Recently, the notion that we’re reaching the end of the decade has been popping up all over my newsfeed, together with the invitation to reflect on what we have achieved during those ten years… I don’t like the word achieved. … Continue reading

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Days in Tarvisio, or The Things We Do For Our Kids

This summer, when we asked the kids where they wanted to go, they surprisingly said “mountains.” Not that they’re much into hiking, it’s just that ever since we took them to Tyrol, Austria, at one point in the past, they’ve … Continue reading

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Summer Days…

…are over. Not summer as such, not yet, but the holidays are. Those bright, endless days of sunshine and adventure, of laissez-faire and savoir-vivre. How I wish each and everyone of us were able to properly cultivate that attitude, to … Continue reading

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