Ottawa — the Canadian Capital

On my round trip through central Canada I did not want to miss its capital, so I included a stop over in Ottawa on my way from Huntsville to Montréal. After my early arrival I took the short walk from the Ottawa Central Station to my hotel…

Huntsville — center of tourism in Muskoka

My round trip also included a short visit of Huntsville, a small town located near Algonquin Park. Huntsville is a popular destination for tourists because it is a great gateway into the park. Additionally the “Cottage Country” simply is beautiful…

Both sides of the Niagara Falls

I always wanted to see Niagara Falls so I incorporated a side trip to the Niagara region into my round trip to Canada. This excursion also included a short visit to the United States of America and Niagara-​on-​the-​Lake. I really loved this stopover…

anaNAS — a guide for an enterprise-​grade NAS

Storing huge amounts of data is increasingly becoming a challenge for consumers. As my digital footprint grew considerably over last years I had to cope with this problem. I decided to build a NAS myself, because pre-​built solutions lack flexibility.

Fall foliage under acrylic glass — a short review

I wanted to preserve some memories of my vacation in Canada (2013), so I decided to order a 120 by 60 cm panorama of Algonquin Park with 6 mm glossy acrylic glass (called LUMASEC) from WhiteWall. The quality is absolutely outstanding…

A simple contact form for koken

After my decision to set up a new site using koken I encountered one problem : there is no plugin for a contact page. CMS require a contact form, so I decided to build a solution for koken myself. I provide an archive with a base version to the public.

Dubai — a vibrant and modern city

Dubai is a fascinating city. End of spring I decided to make a trip to Dubai in order to enjoy the warm climate and to observe the modern cityscape. Dubai offers some cultural sights, a rich selection of great architecture and even some great beaches.

Site Relaunch

Welcome to the 3rd version of my site. After my switch to another ISP I decided not to modernize my old CMS. Instead I went for a complete relaunch and rebrand with another CMS : koken. With this modern system I have more time to create conent