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A Month in MTB – Paradise

This is my longest post ever… so much to tell and so much beauty to share. I decided to put it all into one post to give the story the necessary epic feel. July 2019 A brand new Scott Scale bike, work/holiday schedule under control, dry and hot weather in Switzerland, plenty of trails to […]

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agnostic meandering

here is Gutenberg – move over “classic”

After a few month of watching the Gutenberg development by WordPress unfold, I have decided to move over from the “classic” editor. why? The classic editor served me well. I used it extensively for this personal blog and for my company’s website. No bugs, text editing functionality was there and the basic formatting options available […]

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hiking meandering photography

more on: hiking in Hong Kong

Luck had it that I could spend a number of weekends in Hong Kong between Nov 2017 and March 2018. Hong Kong is a hiker’s heaven all year round, but the relatively cool winter months make it a paradise. Once back home, I started thinking how I could possible blog (aka diary-ise) all these beautiful […]

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meandering photography voyaging

Best of 2017, picture by picture, the 8 black and white

best of 2017, the black and white winners My thoughts and some technical background information about the eight black and white photographs that survived the “best of 2017” selection process described in an earlier post. Image 1, image 2 and image 3 were all taken in a similar location, in the north western part of […]

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Megrow Consulting is Going for Year 3!

and now… for a little advertisement: I keep business and pleasure separate on the web and social media. However,  the 2nd birthday of my consulting company, Megrow Pte Ltd, deserves a mention here! Have a look at the company website by clicking on the company logo: achtung – unterbrecherwerbung! Ich trenne Beruf und Privatleben ziemlich […]

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hiking meandering

adding to the list …. show-off time

A plan is a plan is a plan. Walked up the highest mountains of two Swiss Kantons (“province”) Basel-Land and Jura in 2016. July 2017 brought an opportunity to scale the highest mountain of Kanton Solothurn. The “Hasenmatt” (loosely translated as “rabbit’s meadow”) is 1445 meters above sea level at the south eastern ridges of the […]

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Another Volcano ?? – YES YES Mount Pinatubo…

the plan ohhh lucky me… whilst taking a lunch break during work, I casually asked a friend whether “doing Pinatubo” over the weekend is an option and yes – a decision was taken quickly. What is so special about Pinatubo? Simply put, the 1991 eruption was the Earth’ second largest volcanic eruption recorded in the 20th […]

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a date in the 21st century

Gone seem the days when the standard date was an invitation and a meal and flowers and a movie and a dance etc. Now a bar with WiFi does the job – a clear case of disruption …..

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hiking meandering voyaging

Hiking in the Cordilleras

getting there The northern part of Luzon, the main island of the Philippines, promises some interesting hiking. Only one little challenge: it takes over six hours by car to get there from Manila, the capital of the Republic. Early March 2017, I joined a group for a hike up Mount Ulap (loosely translated into “mountain of the […]

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Megrow Pte Ltd turned one

and now… for a little advertisement: I keep business and pleasure separate on the web and social media, but the 1st birthday of my consulting company Megrow Pte Ltd deserves a mention here ! Have a look at the company website by clicking on the company logo:   achtung – unterbrecherwerbung! Ich trenne Beruf und […]