April 7, 2020
Boys don’t cry!
Don’t make such a fuss!
Something along the lines of this used to come at me when I cried as a child. It did not really matter if I was sad or had hurt myself: boys just did not cry.
Among the generation of my grandparents there were very strong idea...
June 2, 2018
Felix & Michael Kremer
From what we live we know that it is possible to live a relationship without harm and that it is possible to live together as two gay men having a fulfilled life without needing promiscuity, pornography, stimulants or drugs.
April 20, 2016
„Why would you ask Picasso to copy Monet’s “Water Lilies” - and how on earth should that work?“ That question suddenly came to my mind when waking up today.
Over the last few days I had gradually started to realise to what extent I often try to be someone who I am...
November 10, 2015
Since I was sixteen, diamonds have deeply fascinated me.
Not because of their material value, but because of their unique physical properties and sparkle.
I have learned a lot about jewelry and gems ever since, about the history, craftsmanship and art of jewelry and gem-...
August 19, 2015
It early in the morning, a candle is burning next to me and I am surrounded by the magical stillness of the woods.
I can feel the world around me waking up, a noise every now and then, some traffic on our little country lane, the first glimpse of dawn.
My body is warm, g...
August 4, 2015
A few days ago I woke up feeling very light, rejuvenated and relaxed – and it was only 2am.
I realized that this was exactly the same feeling with which I had gone to bed with the day before.
I had not specifically done things differently than usually, but had simply bee...
July 19, 2015
This morning when waking up I felt quite out of sorts and suddenly realised how much pressure I had put on myself during the last days.
Having started a new job just recently I had tried to push myself to perfection on many levels and thought that in every moment I coul...