was born in 1969 and has been living at Lake Constance for over 20 years. He is married, has two children and works as a high school teacher and as a freelance journalist in Konstanz. He loves the Bodensee with its greatly varied landscape. If nothing else needs to be done, he likes to spend time going out by boat for fishing. He likes crime fiction and thrillers and also to get lost in the abysmal film worlds of David Lynch and Chris Nolan.