Wow, my last entry did indeed reflect how intense the last few months felt. Fortunately the positive trend has continued and so I‘m updating this page again, although nothing really new has happened – apart from me feeling much more ahead of things again.

I‘ve started to exercise again (that‘s usually one of the first things to be cancelled when times get tough), I try to sleep more and better and there is even something that could be considered as sort of a daily routine.

All in all, this feels awesome and so I‘m looking forward to have a relaxed end of the year with a great Christmas Event at verkstedt and lots of home made cookies!!!!

Ah yes, and I still have no clue how to properly operate my SX-70 – but I ❤️ the results anyway…

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This is an archived version of my NOW page of November 2018

One day in spring next year, I will look back and start laughing about this hilarious second half of 2018 that I – together with a lot of great people around me – managed to get under control and finally lead to a success. But this moment has obviously not yet come and so I’m currently running, fire fighting, doing calls, flying through the country to have more meetings and making decisions over decisions.

And slowly but surely I can see things start moving into the right direction. Some of the projects we have been working on are about to be launched and after my private home was flooded some weeks ago, I now have a temporary apartment where we can stay. – Things could be worse. A lot! But the amount of power it currently needs is enormous!

verkstedt is still doing fine. Lately we’ve started to grow a bit more. Nothing dramatic, just enough people to get more stuff done, but that means we will move into another office. Most likely still at Space Shack – which would be nice!

By the way, I’ve decided to start archiving my Now pages because they’ve become valuable memories for me and I want to preserve them.

This is an archived version of my NOW page of August 2018

Around my birthday a lot of my friends from all over Europe were in town. It felt incredibly great to have them around me for a few days and I was a bit stunned to see how easy things can be. No lengthy discussions, no explanations or justifications about who I am, how I’m doing things and why. – What a relief!

We simply had a great time and did stuff like visiting ‘The Polaroid Project’ exhibition at c/o berlin.

Since I’ve been toying around with Polaroids for quite some time now, to me that was pretty exciting. And it I finally made me doing more with my Lomo’Instant Automat  (something I definitely should have done earlier).

Apart from that, I’m enjoying my vinyls a lot these days and I’ve started to grow my collection again. Not too long, I guess, until I will be back to the same volume I was when we moved to Vienna (and I had to get rid of several hundred records).

verkstedt has just turned 1 and I’m humbled and pleased to see what it has become. With a new setup in place that should set the direction for the coming few years, mine and our main focus is now to stabilize it, so that we all can operate focussed and productively in a positive and relaxed environment.