My favourite time of Christmas: Chopping that tree into little bits of wood

Don't get me wrong, pretty much everything else was wonderful about Christmas too. And the real cause of our joy is indeed real and important to me. But putting an axe to the tree just makes this Saturday particularly satifsfying. I am sure a certain carpenter from Nazareth would agree. Don't you? Chopping up the… Continue reading My favourite time of Christmas: Chopping that tree into little bits of wood

Check out my first short story…it’s free for a short time!

To celebrate the publication of my first piece of fiction – a short story you will finish in 30 minutes or less – it is available for free for a short time - until January 12, 2014, to be precise. After that, it is 0.99 cents, so still quite affordable. The piece is called "The… Continue reading Check out my first short story…it’s free for a short time!

Wimmers Woche: Obama, Franziskus und andere Götzen der Gegenwart

Über "Fantasy Francis", falsche Idole und die beste Prophylaxe geht es diesmal in der Wochenkolumne. Kennen Sie den Watschenbaum von Washington? Robert Gates? Er war nicht nur Barack Obamas Verteidigungsminister, bekannt für seine ruhige und ausgeglichene Art. Er war eine der wichtigsten Säulen der "Administration", wie die Regierung in den USA genannt wird. Obama nannte… Continue reading Wimmers Woche: Obama, Franziskus und andere Götzen der Gegenwart