I was born in Munich/Germany, in the area of which I spent most of my life. Back in '97, I went to Linz/Austria, where I spent two years achieving some first-hand experience of the more relaxing Austrian way of life. The following six years I was kind of commuting between my university city of Siegen (well - it barely deserves to be called "city") and the place of my roots - Munich. The reason for my recent traveling dates back a long time: At the age of 16 I had to make up my mind whether to spend my little fortune (as of then) for a guitar or a home computer. The result is that now people call me (being 48 now) a computer geek (and this is still a quite positive expression ;-) And - keeping up with computer technology has kept me traveling...