Born and raised in a navy town in northern Germany; joined the navy after school; upon discharge I went on to study history and sociology; now I work as a freelance trainer for IT-related work efficiency (15 years).
lived in Lincoln (NE, USA) for a while and have family- (and thus travel-)ties to Shanghai (SH, PRC); married to a chinese scientist (international economy).
I love to travel, meet new people and learn of their ways.
among my prime values are loyalty, respect, commitment (getting involved), consequence (thinking things through), honesty (also to one self).
I am a (partially active) member in Amnesty International, Plan International, MgM (german anti-mine Organisation), attac