„The people of Cologne as such are not superficial“ – Bold claims like this one came up in the interview with author Ulrike Anna Bleier (also known as Greta von der Donau) and singer-songwriter Gunther von der Weiden. The artist duo from the district of Ehrenfeld talks about murder during carnival, about moving to Cologne and becoming a local and about obscure clubs with weird names.
„I am from Brilon in the Sauerland [German region]. Every once in a while, I like to return there. I appreciate the silence. But in my line of work, there aren’t any opportunities there. I always wanted to work in the media. It used to be the movies, now it’s music. My goal is to … Continue reading Sometimes it takes a second attempt
Andrea Braun (58) works in the district Nippes. What exactly she does, what takes her to the streets and what she loves about Cologne, told in her own words: „You can do what you like. Don’t restrict yourself. That is the motto of Handwerkerinnenhaus Köln e.V. (registered association), which encourages girls and women in crafts. … Continue reading Of craft, demonstration and fish