Deutsch:Venezuela – Canaima & Salto Ángel In 2005 I had the pleasure to stay 3 months in Venezuela. The adventure of a lifetime. This article is a report about a trip to the national park of Canaima and the journey to the famous Salto Ángel aka Angel Falls. Venezuela, a country situated in the north... Weiterlesen →
COVID-19: Imprisonment for beginners
"To all those of you who you are getting stir-crazy already, who you don’t know what to do with yourselves during the days of confinement: What a bunch of amateurs you are."
Kiteboarding lessons for wheelchair users: The perfect school at the perfect spot.
Deutsch: Kitesurf-Schulung für Rollstuhlfahrer: Die perfekte Schule am perfekten Spot.How does the perfect spot and the perfect kiteboarding center for sitkiteboarding lessons look like? This article gives the answer. In this article I will outline the perfect conditions for sitkite lessons. Main focus lies on the conditions at the spot and the infrastructure of the kiteboarding... Weiterlesen →
Focused Ultrasound Treatment: Burning out the pain III – The time after.
About Focused Ultrasound Treatment (FUS) against neuropathic pain – part III: The first months after the intervention. Half a year has now passed since my stay in Switzerland. Let's repeat: To reduce my neuropathic pain, parts of my thalamus were lesioned with focused ultrasound in a private hospital in the Swiss town of Solothurn. Focused... Weiterlesen →
Focused Ultrasound Treatment: Burning out the pain II – The intervention
About Focused Ultrasound Treatment (FUS) against neuropathic pain - part II: The intervention. Deutsch: Fokussierte Ultraschalltherapie: Hirnverbrannt II … der Akt Part one: Focused Ultrasound Treatment: Burning out pain – Decision-making and preparation This last night I could not catch too much of a good night's sleep. Worse: No breakfast in the following morning. Although I had... Weiterlesen →
Cannabis as painkiller – Interview with Franziska Quadri
In an interview, Swiss artist Franziska Quadri tells about the importance of cannabis in handling her chronic pain. Deutsch: Cannabis als Schmerzmittel – Interview mit Franziska Quadri Miracle cure ... gateway drug ... painkiller ... Hippies ... Snoop Dogg ... Rastas ... Associations and stereotypes exist in droves when talking about cannabis. In most peoples heads... Weiterlesen →
Adaptive kiteboarding Spotguide Lemnos – Keros for All
Surf Club Keros on the Greek island of Lemnos is no secret among kite- and windsurfers. What most people don't know is that the club offers accessible housing and activities. Deutsch: Sitkite Spotguide Limnos - Keros for All Already in early summer 2015 the Surf Club Keros lured with an adaptive kiteboarding camp onto the... Weiterlesen →
Focused Ultrasound Treatment: Burning out pain – Decision-making and preparation
About Focused Ultrasound Treatment (FUS) against neuropathic pain: Decision-making and preparation. Deutsch: Fokussierte Ultraschalltherapie: Hirnverbrannt I… das Vorspiel I am nervous. Tomorrow a lengthy process is coming to an end. So right now I'm sitting in the lobby of my hotel in the Swiss city of Solothurn trying to distract myself. Probably not the best idea... Weiterlesen →
Meditation as painkiller?
In only a short time meditation managed to change my life for the better. Here is the reason why ... Deutsch: Meditation für Schenkelklopfer A while ago the feeling came over me that it was time to find new ways to deal with my neuropathic pains. After my life had been revolving around my steady companion... Weiterlesen →
The island of Föhr – an adaptive kiteboarding Spotguide
The watersports school of Nieblum on the island of Föhr is basically the mother of all adaptive kiteboarding schools. A short overview. Deutsch: Sitkite-Spotguide Nieblum auf Föhr Nieblum on Föhr (pronunciation like 'fur') ... a village not too many will know on an island not too many will know. Depending on the tide some might be... Weiterlesen →