If you’re ever wandering around on that stretch of Schellingstrasse just past Turkenstrasse and before Augustenstrasse where it’s a little dead, keep going to you come across Carta Pura. It’s a full-service specialty paper shop that’s a pleasure just to be in. Even if it’s closed they’ve always got whimsical and clever window…Read More
It’s officially spring, even if we’re still battling hurricanes and snow flurries. That means it’s time for us to replace our dilapidated BBQ cover. Rather than get some dreary, grey plastic number, I was hoping to find some grease cloth with an upbeat pattern and have one made. Enter Roly Poly. Alas, I have neither…Read More
Amma Und Appa – Go See This Movie!
//player.vimeo.com/video/85918365 Amma Appa Trailer from Franziska Schönenberger on Vimeo. We went whole hog during the Dok Fest this year and saw as many as we could. Only a few made a lasting impression: Land ins Sicht about Asylum seekers in Germany, Neuland which followed students in a Swiss cultural integration course, La Brass Banda a…Read More
Some Thoughts On Blogging
Lately I’ve been getting a lot of email from PR agencies asking me to promote products, services or events on this blog. Wahlmüncherin is a hobby, a labor of love; an idea I put into action a few years ago when I made a promise to myself to organize my life more around creative pursuits…Read More
Great Bavarians: Werner Herzog
Listening to this 1998 Werner Herzog interview from the Fresh Air archives yesterday reminded me of a.) how much I enjoy listening to him speak b.) that he’s from Bavaria (Munich born) and c.) I’ve very much enjoyed his films. A portion of the interview that particularly fascinated me was his recounting of his childhood…Read More