Show Less. Dump the Rest.


Look, how beautiful

I recently moved my photography work from Flickr to a page on my own website and in the process, selected a much smaller set of images. I used to have about 150 photos on my Flickr account, all of them uploaded at a time when I deemed them good and then never touched again. I never went through that list and sorted out the ones I really no longer liked because I thought it was a good thing to have a lot of work to show.

When I decided to move my collection over to my personal site I first planned to take along the entire thing but then thought "Who will ever actually page through hundreds of mostly mediocre photographs?" – I certainly wouldn't.

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What's your favourite movie?


Every time someone asks me this question I want to say: "Ok, have a seat." because the answer will take a moment. I have one movie that immediately comes to mind as the, in my opinion, best movie but calling that one my favourite isn'y really fitting, you'll see why when I get to that.

Instead of one single favourite movie I have several "best of genre or mood" type of selections. Here we go:

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Avocado Vegetable Mousse


I'm currently experimenting a little bit with my blender and how to make dinner with it. Since it's summer and quite hot I don't really want warm food right now so I usually make cold stuff. Today's result was worth writing down.

It's vegan, quick, easy and relatively cheap depending in how well equipped with spices you are.

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Tags: food, vegan, cooking

"Ignorier' es doch einfach"


Wie sicher alle mitbekommen haben ist gerade wieder Männerfußball-Weltmeisterschaft, was bei mir wie immer auf sehr wenig (gar keine) Begeisterung stößt. Da es nahezu unmöglich ist, sich diesem Theater irgendwie zu entziehen, empfinde ich es schlicht als übergriffig.

Trotzdem gebe ich mir Mühe, meine Anspannung und Gereiztheit für mich zu behalten, was nicht immer gelingt. Von den Fans bekomme ich dann regelmäßig zu hören, ich solle "das doch einfach ignorieren" und "mich nicht so anstellen". Leicht gesagt, besonders von Menschen, die keine Probleme mit diesen Veranstaltungen haben.

Für mich sieht das leider anders aus. Aufgrund meiner psychischen Verfassung stellen laute, aufdringliche Menschen, insbesondere in Gruppen, für mich ein ernsthaftes Problem dar. Zwar kann ich meistens irgendwie genug Distanz waren, um durch den Alltag zu kommen, aber an manchen Tagen funktioniert das nicht. Heute war so ein Tag.