Ein vielfältiges Bücherregal …

Ein vielfältiges Bücherregal …

Die Black Lives Matter Proteste bewegen seit vielen Wochen viele Menschen in den unterschiedlichsten Teilen der Welt aus tragischem Anlass und mit wichtigen Ergebnissen. Während die politischen Dialoge an verschiedenen Stellen mit unterschiedlichem Erfolg geführt werden – die USA sind nicht zuletzt auch ein großes und vielschichtiges Land mit gesetzlichen und politischen Rahmenbedingungen, die sich [...]

Using a Traveler’s Notebook as a Bullet Journal (and more) – first impressions

Using a Traveler’s Notebook as a Bullet Journal (and more) – first impressions

As I stated in my last post regarding my February update, I bought a Traveler’s Notebook to use as my new main Bullet Journal and Notebook system. There are two main reasons for doing so. For one, it’s a question of size and format. While I absolutely love my Dingbats Bullet Journal in regards to [...]

Reading: too many books at once …

Reading: too many books at once …

Right now I’m reading about 5 books at the same time – different books for different moods, different mindsets, different levels of mental capacity. As you may have guessed this does not work out very well, meaning it does not look like I’m about to finish a single one of those books anytime soon – [...]

Reading:”American Gods” by Neil Gaiman

Reading:”American Gods” by Neil Gaiman

Yes, I know, there is no need for another sort-of-review of any of Neil Gaiman's books because there are already thousands of highly qualified musings about his work out there. He is a prolific writer, has a wide, diverse and also devout audience (of which Wonderguy is a proud member) and countless different platform—a lot [...]

Reading: Miriam Toews “All my puny sorrows”

Reading: Miriam Toews “All my puny sorrows”

  I finished Toews’ book yesterday and I still have Elf and Yoli with me, somehow. I laughed a lot; I cried several times. This is a story about mental illness, surviving, and letting someone go. This is a story about suicide and survival, about intentionally leaving this world, even though there would be no [...]

Never finishing anything at all – 4 (or more) steps to succeed

Never finishing anything at all – 4 (or more) steps to succeed

I have finished my talk some weeks ago, ready to edit it a bit here and there and in the end having weeks to rehearse it (...something that is reallyreallyreally important for non-native-speakers!!!) – at least that was my plan. Of course, quite the opposite happened. After finishing my first ‘draft,’ my supervisor and wonderguy [...]