All posts by Volkher Hofmann

Volkher Hofmann (deus62) has been blogging on and off since the 1990s and deus62.com is all that is left. He loves music, literature, drumming and, most of all, real life. He thinks the open web is much more important than social networks, closed-in ecosystems and other severely commercialized online endeavors.

Summer Music (2017).

Summer (Android) Music (2017)

It is depressing to see that with a collection that spans most of my apartment, my music selection for extended holidays is usually rather limited. I’m not the type to carry my entire library around

Bill Durst is the shit.

Bill(y) Durst

In my collection, I have these extremely odd sub-categories. One of them is “Blues and Blues Rock Music That Should Be Listened to in Small Clubs at Ear-Splitting Volume“. Plus a liter of Tequila, of

One of our annual wine tours.

Monthly Digest #3: May 2017

Again, too many weeks have passed between two posts. Not that anyone is demanding any, but still. Life’s just been too busy to sit down for more than 10 minutes to write for this website.

School, school, school.

Monthly Digest #2: March & April 2017

When real life intrudes, in my case it usually does so in full force. Too many things had been piling up for too long and when we hit our annual extended exam phase at school on top

Gordon Parks (untitled, 1957).

Monthly Digest #1: February 2017

When I reactivated this website, I also started a “Weekly Digest” series which didn’t really take off in the sense that I simply didn’t have the time to keep it running. It wasn’t for lack

The Hoarding Dilemma.

The Hoarding Dilemma

As you might have noticed these last couple of months, I have spent a lot of time contemplating if I surround myself with too many things. I have a rather spacious apartment that I currently mostly