Alexander Pschera, born 1964 in Western Germany, studied German, Philosophy and Music in Heidelberg. He is an author, publicist and translator.
Grace can only be said where there is still a commonly used table.
Today, we listen to Spotify instead . . .
Silent witnesses of nocturnal escapades are disappearing from view.
What do you do if you run out of coffee in a village which has not seen a Nespresso maker yet? Help is at hand. Literally.
Individual replacements become pitfalls.
Appropriateness and a sense of proportion are no longer generally recognized virtues.
Fire enables moments of intimacy and felicity.
Why does no-one raise their hat anymore? Come to think of it, what hat?
The greeting ritual has been replaced by something ‘pseudo-democratic.’