“453 years ago on the day, one of my favorite woodcut engravings was published. Made by the letter-painter of Nuremberg, Hans Glaser, it was an attempt to depict the celestial phenomenon that had filled the Nuremberg sky, one morning at dawn in 1561. It became a mass sighting, and was described by the town residents as an aerial battle, with … Read More
It is fun to see all the unexpected paths that this project brings me on. Tomorrow I have a really interesting trade. Bread for a voice lesson. I am really excited about this since I have not really been singing since I moved to Berlin 14 years ago (apart from some charity choir tours at retirement homes in the holiday … Read More
I really like coffee. But I have reached a point where I have to admit that I can not really call my coffee drinking a procedure of enjoyment anymore. It is rather a simple habit. I am a fairly average Swedish coffee drinker. Which means I drink up to 5 cups of coffee a day. Preferably not the light American … Read More
We often read about the risk for foreign journalists in Afghanistan. This march the one of the most appreciated Swedish world correspondents were executed on an open street. But we should not forget the risk for Afghan journalists and photographers. Photography was completely forbidden by the Talibans. Imagine no everyday images to have being taken between 1996 and 2001. When … Read More
A bit of statics in the morning is always nice. So since we are in travel mood here in Berlin, lets have a look at the Bread prices in the capitals around the world.
It is not the first time that I am trading Bread with Design Hotels (Hall 9, Stand 312). Their former director of consumer marketing was bartering with me already 2011, long before any other company approached me. This time I was not baking for the Design Hotels team, but for their guests. It was interesting to discuss my concept … Read More
Today is ITB starting in Berlin. It’s been around since 1966 and is the largest tourist fair in the world. So there will be a lot of people in town. Which means that I will be baking like crazy. Today I am supporting Design Hotels and baking for their invited guests. It would be great to see you at the … Read More
In 1521, when Sweden during a short period was ruled by Danes, a young Swedish man named Gustav Vasa tried to motivate people to fight for the Swedish Kingdom and kick out the Danish king, known under the name Kristian Tyrann. Gustav had no troops so he went up to the north part of Sweden (read middle) called Dalarna since … Read More
Yesterday there was a really nice article about Trading in Berlin on DEUTSCHE WELLE. It is nice to see that the idea of trading is popping up everywhere. Deutsch Welle is a Germany’s International Broadcaster with News in English. I was interviewed about The Bread Exchange there almost 2 years ago. You find that story here. The journalist behind the … Read More
Tomorrow we are making a little shoot for Essen and Trinken magazine at my flat. I am preparing quite a lot of bread for it.Do you want to trade with me? Just send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will save you a loaf for the afternoon!