Election time in Germany

In september we are electing a new government. I am going to be involved with the campaign, trying to prevent the black republic

Chancellor Schröder decided a week ago that after 9 major defeats of its social democratic party (SPD) in regional parliaments (which are important – we are a republic) it would be impossible to go on since his party and his politics “no more have the trust of the people”. I am working for the online consultancy Face2Net. One of their clients is the SPD, so I am going to be involved with the campaign. September 18th is the estimated election day. This is going to be tough, but exciting. And it starts now.

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A new form of theatre

I encountered an interesting form of theatre last friday. I walked by Zionskirchplatz and met two men with a mediaeval looking flag built out of a broom and a paper.

Strange streettheatre 2

“Come in, the performance is about to begin!” they told me, and: “We have drinks”. The prospect of a little entertainment with a beer in my hand convinced me. I paid 2€ and entered an empty basement with few chairs and little decoration. I was the first one and alone. Continue reading

Shanghai Weblog

Every visit is a great pleasure: Frank, a former colleague moved to Shang Hai to be an architect? venture capitalist? consultant? Something in between, I guess.. When we worked together, he was a designer, programmer and photographer. Quite a complete portfolio, don´t you think? His weblog is mainly fotos from his steps into a Chinese life. They are very good and you can learn a lot about Europeans being in Shang Hai and the beauty of the Chinese culture.

Chinese night

Please enjoy: The Shang Hai Weblog.