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No 26 Read: ~ 3,5 min Words: ~ 25

My place for all projects and ideas, private and professional, my think tank to relieve myself mentally as much as possible, this is the task and idea book.

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No 24 Read: ~ 4,5 min Words: ~ 670

In this last project in the garden, we finally closed the gap between the wall of the herb bed and the stairs.

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No 23 Read: ~ 6 min Words: ~ 1000

How I archive my photos, what I want to do in the future and why photo archiving is not just a time-consuming affair.

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No 22 Read: ~ 14 min Words: ~ 2100

Why archiving pictures takes so much energy, why pictures are more than just images and what pictures have in common with french madeleines?

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No 21 Read: ~ 11 min Words: ~ 1560

Jack Johnson founded the forerunner of the legendary Cotton Club, the Club Delux in New York and was the first black boxing world champion in heavyweight boxing history.

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No Read: ~ 4 min Words: ~ 627

How a calendar in my notebook - sometimes - helps me avoid procastration and makes me more aware of my season and lifetime.

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No 19 Read: ~ 16 min Words: ~ 2300

There is a reason why the black hole in the film Interstellar is called Gargantua. And what is it about the Rabelaisian succulence that Thomas Wolfe uses as a metaphor? The French doctor, monk and Renaissance author is the answer.

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No 18 Read: ~ 21 min Words: ~ 3100

There are quotations that one never forgets, and this, the following quotation from the English Lord Chancellor Francis Bacon, came to my mind very well when reading the novel Wedding before the Fall, written by Dorothy L. Sayers in 1937. And then comes the moment when one is reminded of this quotation anew in an up-to-date way. We'll get to that later.

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No 17 Read: ~ 10 min Words: ~ 1470

What does a beloved pre-Christmas German television routine about a little Lord, Star Trek and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have in common?

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