Most of the anniversaries that I keep track of are ones that are important to only me. 3 June: moved to Berlin the 1st time. 29 August: moved to Paris and was supposed to move to Iceland. 16 October stands out as a long standing freindiversary and coincidentally the day of the collapse of my … Continue reading Anniversaries are small things
The social media content machine holds some characteristics especially dear: authenticity, relatabiltiy, and almost paradoxically exclusivity. You see, if everyone can relate to a certain type of content that's good, but it probably won't inspire as much engagement as something that people really feel is unique to them. The in-group needs to be wide, but … Continue reading Can you go home again?
When I went to college I got a credit card, as is often the case. As a full time student, with a fixed income that I was supposed to be saving all of (didn't happen) I needed a way to pay for things that were beyond the confines of my lowly checking account. Things like … Continue reading Greener Pastures
Spend even one nanosecond researching Berlin and you'll be familiar with the hype. Berlin is cool. 'Berlin is poor, but sexy' that one was actually said by a former mayor. And of course, that Berlin is young, and exciting, and innovative. So what's the city like beneath the hype? Is it really that unique? … Continue reading Berlin, Berlin, Wir Fahren Nach Berlin
I'm kind of big on anniversaries, but this story doesn't have a firm start date. It all happened so gradually that I didn't even realize anything was happening until it was all very much happening. So I'm starting from a date I remember, but it should by no means be considered day one. may … Continue reading Descent