„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.
They used to live in the same house in Deutz. First they were neighbours, then they became friends. One of them does not live in Cologne anymore, but visits as often as possible. Yesterday she has been to “Lachende Kölnarena” [a traditional carnival event at Lanxess-Arena, annualy taking place about 13 times in a row … Continue reading Busy with carnival
She is from Stuttgart, he is from Bielefeld. “When I was new to the city, I immediately found a lot of friends among skateboarders“, he says. “There are subcultures alive here, that have become extinct elsewhere already“, she says. Both think that the city only lacks one thing: “There should be another hill with asphalt … Continue reading The city only lacks one thing