Michaela Merz


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Nightmares


629559_web_R_K_B_by_Lisa Spreckelmeyer_pixelio.deLeonie is 9 years old. To the outside world she presents herself as a picture book girl. She greets, says thank you, likes going to school, does her homework with being admonished, tidies up her room in the evening and in the tram she gives her seat to the elderly. Continue reading


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November in New York


621187_web_R_by_Sylvia Krahl_pixelio.deNew York is terribly expensive but one pays for uniqueness. That’s the law of demand and supply. I have always wanted to make my turns with skating shoes on the absolutely tiny ice in front of the Rockefeller Center. The dream became true for mere 29 dollars entrance and 15 dollars for the rental of the skating shoes. But the adrenalin kick I already got before. In the news I saw a report about two men, who had been cleaning the windows of the highest building of the World Trade Center on Ground Zero out of a lift. Continue reading