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Favourite mug | Lieblingstasse

This is my favourite small coffee mug. I bought it at Whittard of Chelsea just after I had started my doctorate at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. For me and back then, Whittard of Chelsea was the epitome of everything British. Funny, eh🙂 I just loved being in the shop among all those cookies…

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Stupid sunset | Blöder Sonnenuntergang

From my diary this week: In Berlin once again, a pastel-coloured stupid sunset once again, the spacy skylights spheres, the angled roofs going on and on. And all of this means nothing at all, nothing, nothing because this is not my home, my flat mates are not my home. And so I am alone after…

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Later on | Ein bisschen später

I hadn’t got very far from my last painting spot when I happened upon this lovely view. In the midst of painting it a friendly guy who did maintenance on the waterworks I was standing on came by and told me all kinds of things about the area, his job and the many rare species…

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Near the canal | In der Nähe vom Kanal

This past weekend I did a really extensive tour on my little bike: 50 km (33 miles) with a bit of painting in between. This sketch is the first one I did that day. Am vergangenen Wochenende habe ich eine ziemlich große Radtour gemacht: 50 km mit ein bisschen Malen zwischendrin. Diese schnelle Skizze ist…

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Dragoon monument | Dragoner Ehrenmal

This monument was built in 1939 to honour of the cavalry regiments who had defended the town during WWI. It depicts a mounted orderly, hence the different kinds of bags on the saddle. Apparently, horse statues like this one are rare. Most of the time, horses in monuments are in a standing position, whilst this…