To be honest, it's been a while now that I've started to read a novel. Don't get me wrong: I love it sitting in the bed with a cup of tee and a good book. The only problem is: I'm never doing that.
I love buying books and I love it to be the first to open them. Then I read a couple of pages or pick…

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I don't want to bother you with tons of pictures of our cat Menta. In fact I could start a "Menta-Edition" of this 30 day photo challenge in parallel. But whenever I grab the camera to take a picture she jumps in front of the lens and starts posing. Especially when it comes to her favorite place: o…

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What actually was in my bag...

This is what actually was in my bag. I took this picture this morning while packing my stuff in the hotel room. You can see a laptop, a (real paper-) notebook, some cookies, something to read, some camera stuff (to tak…

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I'm out of office these days. I'm teaching some developers the fancy stuff you can do to speed up your Magento shop or TYPO3 CMS using Varnish. That's a lot of fun and I already have a long list of features and improvements I'd really like to see in my Aoe_Static module.

I'm staying at a hotel in…

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Back when I was at university in Karlsruhe I shared an apartment with some friends. I really liked to live with them, because unlike other student flats, we did not only share an apartment to save money. We used to cook in the evenings and spent a lot of our free time together. In 2008 I moved to K…

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