the loss of my global townsquare
from twitter to mastodon? … well, how does this feel like?
#CultureEuro – a hashtag game – its beginnings & some “rules”
The joy of exchanging tips, facts and information with other like-minded individuals in real-time during one event … this is at the heart of #socialmedia. Add to this the seemingly endless treasure chests of cultural history, heritage and creativity in Europe, mix it with the excitement of discoveries, garnished with a common understanding of diversity in unity – and you may become the essence of #CultureEuro.
Henningsvær, Lofoten, #NOR – photo by John O’Nolan on Unsplash
The New European Bauhaus
A project of hope, change and economic transformation
“This is what the New European Bauhaus is all about. It is about hope. It is about inspiration. It is about new perspectives. And it’s about concrete actions against climate change.” (Ursula von der Leyen)
The #NewEuropeanBauhaus is off to a good start. After the introduction in September 2020 by the European Commission, enthusiasm and ideas were already flourishing. With the recent conference (April 22 & 23, 2021)
the initiative presented itself as a possible driving factor for necessary change from deep […]
November 9th – On this day …
Thoughts on November 9th … It is now 31 years after the #FalloftheWall – and I will never forget my own story, as I was there, when the wall came down.
So much hope & joy were shared on that day in Berlin and around the world. The spontaneous city-wide party went on for days and only slowly the difficult tasks of a new reality settled in. Those were crazy days, as change happened so fast – and I remember very well, that I was often thinking, it was maybe too fast. Many careful voices – especially the ones of […]
Quo vadis, USA?
a commentary 4 days before the election
With just a few more days before the election of the next US president, I wonder, how still now many people can not recognize the doom they are marching towards, when giving the “big loser” a second time a vote – even as he did not really win the first time around either.
Photo by Koshu Kunii on Unsplash
My own audio recording from 2016 (when I heard the news in the morning) is a 10 […]