Current Residence: ,
Place of Work: ,
Born in: ,
Favorite Genres & Topics:
Archeology, Art & Art History, Biographies, Business, Cats, Classics, Contemporary Literature, Cookbooks, Crime, Drama, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Law, Literary Fiction, Memoirs, Music, Mysteries, Nature, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Politics, Science, Suspense, Theatre, Thrillers, Travel, World Literature.
My avatar is taken from a photo of yours truly at age 10 or thereabouts, taken with a lion cub named Sasha (see below left); below right, a photo taken 1 or 2 years earlier of me with another lion cub (both cubs then residents of Berlin Zoo):
, and have been my great love ever since I was a kid – they are my number one source of inspiration, consolation and entertainment. Each story that I read, each play or movie I watch, and each piece of music I listen to offers me a new and different perspective on life. Many also open my eyes to worlds other than my own … foreign countries and cultures, societies and people of centuries gone by, and creatures not constrained by the physical limitations of the world we know.
After several years in the (the last three of those in – though nothing to do with the entertainment industry), I have now returned to my native . Here, for the time being I have settled in , the city where I grew up, and I work in ; though (where I was born and lived for close to 10 years before moving to the U.S.) remains close to my heart as well … and I wouldn’t rule out another move abroad eventually, either.