出口 Exit Simulacrum

And now I am eking out my days in my corner, taunting myself with the bitter and entirely useless consolation that an intelligent man cannot seriously become anything, that only a fool can become something. ― Fyodor Dostoevsky A long hiatus. It’s been over 2 years since my last post. This was a blog that…

On being a gweilo

(Seth, the god of wastelands, tempests, anarchy and foreigners) So before I start going gonzo, what exactly is a gweilo? You could, of course, instead of reading this post go and google search that term and you’ll be served by the interwebs with a thorough description. Now that’s not my task here. I am not…

Shoulder of Orion

“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears…in…rain. Time to die.“ It was the 15th of December in the year of our Lord – or at…